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Process Technologist

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Up to £28,000
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Process Technologist

Up to £28,000
Reading, Berkshire
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8648

The company

An award-winning company driven by its innovation thanks to skilled chefs and designers, producing and providing high end goods for the UKs leading food manufacturers and retailers. Their passion for food and drive is exemplary.

About the Process Technologist job

The purpose of your role will be to ensure the smooth transition of its products from concept to launch, as well as identifying improvement within the factory which delivers efficiencies for the business.

Key tasks

  • Undertake trials in-line with the company and customer requirements and secure and submit appropriate samples for analysis and customer approval.
  • Plan and organise resources to achieve the day-to-day delivery of trials etc, in-line with Project timescales.
  • Work closely with NPD and Operations to deliver right first time products and accurately document all data from trials and other processes.
  • Contribute at the gated launch process to ensure products are produced on time in full and implement improvements as necessary.
  • Be involved in understanding and evaluating innovative processes / ingredients that the company is involved in.
  • Carry out ongoing Process validation of relevant factory equipment to ensure site due diligence requirements are met.
  • To operate in a safe working manner and support the site and business on continuous improvement.

About You

The successful candidate shall have excellent problem-solving abilities and project management skills, a drivers license would be preferable, have time flexibility for product trials, and experience within a food manufacturing environment and a degree of relevant nature.

  • Food safety level 3 & HACCP level 3 would be beneficial.
  • Possibly experience working in pH-controlled product environment making sauces.
  • Customer management experience would be an advantage.

More details

The Process Technologist job is based in Berkshire and is paying up to £28,000 according to your experience.

The package includes 31 days holiday, employee assistance, wellness & referral programmes, bereavement leave, free flu jabs, company and employee events, life insurance, pension and free / discounted products, free and subsidized gym use.

The working hours are Monday to Friday within the office, 37.5 hours per week and have time flexibility for product trials.

Alternate job titles

Process Development Technologist | Product Launch Coordinator | Development Process Technologist | Process NPD Technologist | Process NPD Jobs | Food Manufacturing Process Development Jobs



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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