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Process Technologist

Process Technologist

  • Location

    Spalding

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £27,000+Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Osborne

  • Contact email:

    BeckyO@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8950

  • Job ref:

    078585RO

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-17

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A blue chip FMCG chilled foods manufacturer with a site in South East Lincolnshire area, near Spalding, is now recruiting a Process Technologist to join their Development team.

Reporting to the Process Manager, the successful Process Technologist will work to ensure the smooth transition of newly approved products from concept through to launch, ensuring the technical and quality standards are achieved. The Process Technologist will be required to challenge current factory processes and look for improvements, efficiencies and value engineering. You will be required to take new test approved products through the development process onto full scale factory launch ensuring the safety, legality and quality of those products.

The successful Process Technologist will ideally be educated to degree / equivalent level in a food or science related discipline with an understanding / experience in a technical or NPD position in a food manufacturing environment. 


Process Technologist responsibilities include:
• Co-ordinate Pre-Production and Launch preparation.
• Alongside Production and NPD team facilitate the transfer of new products from the Development stage into the factory.
• Assist with new product factory trials in-line with Customer requirements and as instructed by Line Manager.
• Secure and submit appropriate samples as requested by Customer as well as those for analysis e.g. Microbiological, for organoleptic evaluation and for transit trials
• Document all data from trials, comprehensively for future review in order to establish process capabilities and support due diligence.
• Plan and organise resources to achieve the day to day delivery of trials etc, in-line with Project timescales.
• Working with NPD and Operations establish appropriate quality attributes for work in progress material, assembly and finished product taking into account operational capabilities.
• Carry out ongoing Process validation of relevant factory equipment to ensure site due diligence requirements are met.
• Contribute to post launch evaluation of process in conjunction with NPD to ensure process established at launch is still valid for full scale production and implement improvements as necessary
• To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to heath, safety and the environment
• Identify necessary safety and quality checks for each new product.


Application via CV. Or please contact 0151 666 8955



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