Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food Food Food Food Food Food
Contact Name: Ray Jones

Senior Process Technologist

Job Description

This key role will be responsible for taking concept approved products through the development process onto full scale bakery launch; for trialling and commissioning new equipment to the bakery in order to maintain the quality and safety of product; and for conducting process/product improvement projects. The role will include:

  • Work alongside your Concept colleagues to maintain awareness of ongoing Concept projects and to assist in the development of potential bakery process flows
  • To work as an integral member of the Development team networking with other internal departments, suppliers and the customer as required
  • Assist the Process Development Manager in working to critical paths on proposed concepts, managing them throughout the trialling process up to product launch and post launch review
  • Attend bakery pre-production and product launches and assist the production team to ensure a smooth transition
  • Build effective relationships with all customer contacts
  • Liaise with Purchasing and the Technical Dept to establish raw material specifications for new items to the site
  • Arrange and conduct bakery trials by liaising with the relevant production areas ensuring that any existing and new raw materials and packaging are also obtained in advance of the trial
  • Use bakery trials effectively to collect required product and process data and ensure accurate records of trial work are maintained and communicated through to key departments
  • Submit samples for microbiological and nutritional testing in accordance with the customer codes of practise
  • Assist the Packaging Buyer to ensure that all finished product packaging is fit for purpose, including arranging travel tests
  • Assist in completion of QAS and bakery trial specifications documents and ensure these are completed in conjunction with customer, Production and Technical Teams
  • Issue all bakery documentation, document controlled by the Technical team, to the Production Team, in a timely manner prior to pre-production, including specifications and agreed written and photographic quality standards and ensure that it is updated if required prior to launch


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