Job Title: Process Technologist
Salary: £28,000 - £34,000
Our client is a leading food business who supply to a variety of the major retailers. As they continue to expand and grow their presence in the marketplace they are now seeking a driven and ambitious Process Technologist to join their team in Wiltshire.
Reporting into the Process Development Manager this role is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Food or Fresh Produce professional with an interest in the Technical sector to take a step up in their career.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic and supportive working environment where career and personal development opportunities are available to those willing to put the effort in.
A key part of the Process Development Technologist role is to plan, co-ordinate and facilitate factory trials, with the aim of confirming suitability of process and ingredients, whilst meeting required finished product standards. Throughout this process, you will be required to keep documentation for trials and relay findings and data back to the site team. Key considerations throughout this process relate to food safety, health and safety, yield, cost and efficiency. You will also be required to communicate extensively with internal operational staff, supervisors and managers, with different sites within the group, and with ingredient and packaging suppliers. The day to day role will be challenging, however you will be rewarded with a wide variety of tasks, and the opportunity to develop your skills and career.
Although not essential, it would be advantageous if you have knowledge/experience of:
* Cooked meat manufacturing
* Thermal process validation/verification
* Functional ingredients; preservatives, phosphates, starch
* Product microbiology, and nutritional testing
* Product/process development for OL retailer or branded products
* Degree in a relevant food subject is advantageous but not essential
* HACCP Level 2
* Food Safety Level 3
If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please either apply via this advert or call Henderson Brown on 01733 235 111 for more information.
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