Snr Process Development Technician

Snr Process Development Technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    ££ Competitive

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Due to an internal promotion, a leading Food Manufacturer based in Leicester are seeking a Senior Process Development technician. You would report into the Process Manager and would have the opportunity to lead and develop a team of 4x Technologists, taking the lead on team meetings, trials and resolving issues.

Brief summary of responsibilities:
  • Manage projects in line with critical path, internal and customer criteria resolving any issues in a timely manner before launch
  • Plan, organise and carry out trials on new products ensuring  all aspects of the product are acceptable and can be manufactured in line with the business expectations
  • Ensure all relevant data is collected, documented and communicated throughout the trial process
  • Ensure food safety, legality and quality standards are met for all new & existing product development
  • Assess products against the current HACCP plan, reporting outcome into the HACCP team
  • Train, motivate and manage technologists and their daily workload
  • Effectively chair relevant team and handover meetings
  • Communicate effectively with  suppliers and customer including attendance at offsite panels and meetings 
  • Provide cover and support for the Process Development Manager
Chilled food experience is essential. You will need to have experience in a similar discipline (ie Quality or NPD), experience in leading or mentoring a team is essential. You will need to have energy and drive and the passion to succeed in a very busy enviroemnt. A driving licence would be essential due to potential travel between local sites.

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