Process Technologist | Food Manufacturing

Employer
MorePeople
Location
North West England
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Oct 2019

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Function
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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My client is a leading food manufacturer providing a range of own label and branded products to retailers. Based in the North West, they are now looking for a Process Technologist to join their NPD team.

The Job:
To ensure seamless transition from concept development to launch.
Manage the launch process, working in collaboration with multiple functions.
Manage the critical path for all products in development, to deliver successful, and on-time product launches.
Coordinate and attend all factory trials.
Full liaison with all business teams to ensure factory processes are technically sound, operationally efficient, consistently replicable and cost efficient.
Full involvement in developing new and innovative processes to deliver product innovation to consumers.
Managing a Constant Improvement agenda.
Involvement in process development.
Involvement with key suppliers.
Aware and involved of key developments in process technology - attend relevant industry exhibitions and stay close to industry publications to understand 'the next technologies'.
Customer-facing during launch process especially during customer site visits.
Involvement in the sourcing and trialing of new process equipment.
Involvement in the development and factory integration of new packaging formats.
To provide relevant departments the process data for inclusion into product costings to ensure maximum profitability in the business.
Maintain awareness of customer specific policies, legal requirements and any associated regulations.

You:
Passionate foodie
Experience in a similar role
Experience of taking a product through concept to launch.
Organised and effective communicator
Innovative, creative and effective problem solver
Experience in a manufacturing environment is desirable.

For more information or to apply, send a CV to Charlie@morepeople.co.uk or call 01780 480530

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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