Product and Process Technologist

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Manchester
Salary
£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2019

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My client is a manufacturer of well known branded vinegars, pickles and dressings, supplying to food manufacturers and retailers. They are looking to add an experienced Process Technologist to their team to give NPD support during production trials and take a brief from concept to launch.

Key Accountabilities:

Recipe development
Raw materials samples
Scaling of recipes
Prepare NPD elements of Stage Gate documents and DRC templates.
NPD lead on product and packaging trials and factory process optimisation.
NPD representation in cross-functional meetings
Create and manage product paperwork and systems input.
Shelf life study
Analytical testing
Micro modelling using internal system for NPD and EPD.
Manage sample requests and product library store.
Assisting NPD Managers with additional activities including product presentations and customer visits.
Understand Stage Gate, DRC, costing processes
Support NPD Managers in adhering to procedures in line with critical paths.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum 2 years experience working in a similar role within food manufacturing.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Excellent organisational skills
Demonstrable problem solving skills
Good practical knowledge of Microsoft Programs
BSc in Food Science or similar degree
Microsoft Office skills
Well organised and efficient
Proactive and resourceful
Eye for detail
Ability to analyse data and make recommendations.
Motivated and enthusiastic self-starter

You must have a car and a valid driving licence.

If you meet the minimum requirements, please send a CV to Charlie@morepeople.co.uk

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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