Process Technologist

Job Title: Process Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000 per annum
Reference: 8278
Contact Name: Becky Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2018 15:43

Job Description

We have partnered with a leading food manufacturer who is looking for a Process Technologist to join their team. This is a challenging yet rewarding role in an organisation with fantastic career progression opportunities. They are a multi-site organisation and as such are flexible where this individual will be based - they will consider candidates who are currently based in London or Home Counties.
As Process Technologist, you'll act as a key link between the product development kitchen and the production line. With a focus on product trials, you will be responsible for the planning, preparation and successful delivery of process development, as well as line trials, to support the smooth transition to full production and launch.
Product consistency throughout the process is essential in order to meet customer requirements, so you'll need a good eye for detail.
In the role of Process Technologist, you'll be monitoring and communicating process trends and analysing data to ensure that the launch date is met with a keen eye on process optimisation.
You'll need to challenge and investigate potential continuous improvement projects and facilitate relevant trials to drive product enhancements, whilst ensuring everything complies with food safety and quality standards.
You will ensure that all line trails are fully documented and will provide guidance and advice to cross-functional manufacturing teams, building a strong relationship to drive results.
You will also provide information to support the creation of customer and factory specifications, leading to the accurate and appropriate product labelling information.
The Ideal Candidate
You will have previous experience of working within food manufacturing/npd/process/techincal - ideally 1-2 years in a role.
You'll have strong communication and influencing skills and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.
You'll have strong organisational skills alongside the ability to manage multiple tasks, always focusing on delivering results against tight deadlines.
With expertise in interpretation of customer code of practice, you'll have the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life results.
Knowledge of legal labelling legislation and a variety of retailer web-based systems is required alongside a good level of general computer literacy.
Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core
If you are interested in having a confidential conversation to understand more about this role please apply or contact Becky Evans directly at to arrange a suitable time to speak.

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