Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Senior Process Technologist, Manchester

Location: North West

County / State: Lancashire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Process

Reference: NCM893593

Consultant: Nicole Moloney

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 per annum


Experienced Process Technologist required for innovative ambient desserts business with an excellent reputation with one of the leading retailers.

Job Description

You will be accountable for liaising with the NPD Controller to determine key development priorities within your category and then working closely with the Senior Concept Technologist for your category to ensure concepts generated in the kitchen make a smooth transition from trial and testing stages to full production in the factory. At all times you will ensure the business and customers standards are being met in terms of quality and safety.

You will have full responsibility for implementing short, medium and long-term strategic plans as directed by the NPD controller and arranging, managing and controlling factory trials. As a Senior Process Technologist you will be responsible for managing direct reports which will include: coaching, mentoring and performance management. You will also have experience of:

• KPI reporting
• Ensuring key stakeholders are kept up to date with progress

Internally you will work closely with Development, Commercial, Technical, Production, Procurement, Engineering, Category Management and Supply Chain. Your external customers will include the Product Developer, Buyers and Technologists across the retailer customer, packaging and raw material suppliers.

You will ideally have a degree in food, or equivalent, and several years experience of working as a Process Technologist in a large scale food manufacturer (bakery or desserts experience is desirable). You will be accustom to working in a fast-paced environment and will have launched multiple products / ranges for the major retailers. As this is a Customer focused position you will have strong influencing and negotiation skills and enjoy the challenge of solving problems in the factory.

My client produces highly innovative, delicious products for one of the major retailers. If you have a sweet tooth and enjoy nothing more than baking cakes or making desserts then this is the role for you. They are looking to recruit a proven Senior Process Technologist to deliver new NPD projects.

Apply today to avoid missing out.

REF. NCM893593 By Focus Management

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