Junior NPD Process Development Technologist

Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
£24000 - £30000 per annum + £25-26k + Benefits
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Websense Recruit Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior NPD Process Development Technologist

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Process Development Technologist to join our clients Process Development Team.

This would be an ideal role for a recent graduate or someone early in their career who is looking to progress further within Process Development. Our client are an exciting and fast paced food business, passionate about growing their brands in the UK and internationally. Their vision is to 'bring the world to life in a dish' by creating great tasting, authentic and innovative products.

Based in Leigh, Lancashire the role is commutable from Manchester Leigh, Liverpool, Warrington Bolton St Helens etc.

One of our clients key strengths is their "small company" culture of close teamwork and camaraderie, yet they have big brands to be proud of and offer great career routes and opportunities.

Our client are looking for a talented individual who is passionate about food and would like to pursue a career in Process Development. This will be a hands-on role working closely with Manufacturing. Working with a wide variety of stakeholders you will be an excellent communicator and good at building strong working relationships.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Progress the food and process technology aspects of both branded and own-label development projects. Support the whole process of scaling up products from the kitchen to full factory production.
  • Provide product and process support for Commercial - Marketing, Sales and Customer Services.
  • Support the evaluation of alternative ingredients and suppliers.
  • Assessment of packaging artwork and label design briefs.
  • Support Manufacturing with any trials - identify improvements, engage in trouble-shooting activity, answer queries and manage deviations.
  • Support Manufacturing and Site Technical departments in food technology product and process challenges
  • Actively participate in daily batch taste panels.

Skills / Experience:

  • A Degree in Food Technology or related subject
  • Experience of heat treatment, developing sauces/ dressings or frying would be an advantagE
  • A practical mind-set
  • Drive and determination for results
  • Appreciates the value of, and has a keen eye for good food quality

  • Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 depending on experience + Benefits

    To Apply: Please press the "apply" button, and also include your minimum salary requirements

    Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

    This may be of interest to those looking for the following roles: Process Technologist, NPD Technologist, New Production Development Technician, NPD Manager, Process Developer, Food Drink Beverage FMCG, Wigan, Leigh, Liverpool.