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Senior Process Technologist

MacGregor Black
South West
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Closing date
19 Feb 2021

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Food & Drink
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Senior Process Technologist

Are you an experienced process technologist from an FMCG Background?


Can you demonstrate a history of successful innovation / improvement projects?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Chilled Food Supplier on the search for a Senior Process Technologist. This is a permanent role based in South West UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make quick decisions, be analytical, work to a critical path and communicate to all levels including the operatives and the customer
  • Be an integral part of the Process team to ensure the successful scale up of new concepts / projects in line with the brief
  • Work to a critical path and plan workload accordingly
  • Engage with key stakeholders across the site and communicate any issues
  • To ensure the Development process is followed and that each stage is completed accurately, documented and communicated through to key stakeholders
  • Attend site feasibility meetings and highlight any processes that are concerning, require validating or not possible in addition to considering if the product quality can be maintained through scale up
  • Following the feasibility meeting, conduct any required factory trials to assess the feasibility prior to presenting concepts to the customer
  • Attend site Handover meetings once concepts are approved by the customer and raise any concerns
  • Liaise with planning to book in factory trials and communicate to relevant stakeholders
  • Organise all elements of the factory trial including raw material ordering and sign off, nutritionals, micro testing, organoleptic testing, travel test, QAS generation, trial data capturing, freezing validation etc.
  • Issue trial reports and attend trial review meetings
  • Support with factory related customer sign off meetings
  • Conduct trials to assess the removal of cost from products.
  • Attend regular NPD meetings and discuss projects.
  • To demonstrate good housekeeping practices at all times
  • Adhere to all rules, processes and procedures in relation to the work

What are we looking for?

  • A strong understanding of the NPD process and experience in Process Development in food manufacturing
  • Ability to work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholder
  • Working knowledge and experience of working with Top 4
  • Flexible
  • Detail Conscious
  • Food Science Degree

On offer is a competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Marie Ramsay today for further information

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