Process Operations Technologist - 6 month FTC - Food

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
North Yorkshire
Closing date
23 Sep 2019

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Urgent requirement for an experienced Process Technologist with experience of working with meat forming equipment; Handtmann/Venmag/Formax or Koppens

My client is focused on creating a world leading business, they are investing £150million in additional capacity over the next five years.

They currently have an opportunity to join their Process team based at their site in North Yorkshire. The role will provide technical expertise in optimising plant performance through resolution of problems and identification of opportunity for improvements.

You will support the implementation and commissioning of approved process improvement proposals to maximise production efficiency during and after transition.

Advise NPD in the assessment of the suitability of new equipment or processes.

Specify the process conditions required to manufacture intermediates to standard agreed with NPD, Quality, SHE and Production via MMS and temporary instructions.


This role is about defining standards the business operates the process to e.g. machine setting, line speeds etc.

You must have:
  • Meat or Vegetarian food manufacturing experience
  • Experience of working with spiral steamers/ovens, chillers and freezers.
  • Meat forming equipment such as Handtmann/Vemag/Formax or Koppens.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to draw conclusions and actions from complicated and incomplete data
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Technical leadership - achieving the plan, monitoring and controlling work and carrying it out effectively.


Ref NCM895349

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

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We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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