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Process Technologist

  • Location

    Melton Mowbray

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £££ Competitive Salary + benefits

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Osborne

  • Contact email:

    BeckyO@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8950

  • Job ref:

    081178RO

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-20

  • Start date:

    2018-10-23

A leading FMCG food manufacturer in the Melton Mowbray area is now recruiting a Process Technologist to join their Process Development team.
Reporting into the Process Development Manager the Process Technologist will ensure the smooth transition of newly approved products from concept through to launch.

Process Technologist duties include:
• Plan, organise and carry out factory trials on approved products
• Manage communication as required on process development matters with customers, both internal and external and suppliers to develop relationships
• Ensure quality standards, other relevant standards and HACCP are applied to NPD to meet Food Safety, Quality and Legality, and customer specified requirements.
• Liaise with internal concept development through attending internal panels on various concept ideas and offering input on technical constraints by technical services.
• Ensure that all new raw materials / suppliers have been risk assessed and audited as required prior to trials and launch.
• Conduct hazard analysis studies during the development process to identify and assess all potential safety hazards and associated risks.
• Provide info to allow product specifications to be completed
• Ensure that all new procedures are implemented effectively by liaising closely with Development, Production, Planning, Commercial, Accounts and Technical
• Communicate launch details to customers including arranging, reviewing and despatching samples for review as requested

You will ideally be degree educated (or equivalent) in a food science or food related subject. You will also have experience of working in a process development / technical role within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment, meaning you will have knowledge of launching products using a critical path. Having worked with with chilled products will be highly desirable. 
You will also have strong communication skills, be confident with using different IT systems, be able to manage multiple projects and have excellent attention to detail.

Application via CV.



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