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Process Technologist

Protea Recruitment Ltd
West Midlands
£35k to £40k
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a well-known Food Manufacturer in the West Midlands that is looking for a Process Technologist to join their team.

The main function of this role is to manage the successful transfer of all NPD concepts from the development kitchen to full factory scale-up. You will also effectively liaise with factory personnel and co-ordinate all factory trails and launch products whilst meeting customer specifications.

Job Title: Process Technologist

Location: Wolverhampton

Sector: Chilled

Salary: £35k to £40k

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Main responsibilities:

  • To manage the successful transition of products from the development kitchen to the factory.
  • Effectively liaison with factory personnel and co-ordinate all factory trials in line with customer specifications.
  • Ensure all trials are accurately documented and stored for archive.
  • Challenge and identify process solutions and improvements.
  • Liaise with procurement functions to ensure the effective sourcing of raw materials.
  • Launch products successfully and on time.
  • Liaise with customers on product specification briefs and attend customer reviews when required.

Skills required:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Food Technology or Food Innovation would be great.
  • Excellent knowledge of processes and equipment within a manufacturing environment.
  • Confident in challenging processes and suggesting process improvement.
  • Accreditation Food Hygiene or willing to work towards.

For more information about this vacancy and to receive a more full and detailed job description, please apply or call Gareth on 0131 378 5870


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT
United Kingdom

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