Process Technologist

Recruiter
Bakkavor
Location
Newark, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
1185446831
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Process Technologist
Salary £20,000 - £25,000
25 Days Holiday
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

Bakkavor Desserts is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire and specialises in making chilled desserts such as trifles, creamcakes and choux pastries. The site employs over 1,600 people and is one of three factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK.

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is looking to recruit a Process Technologist to ensure the smooth transition of product concepts to launch, ensuring the technical and quality standards are achieved and maximising profitability. The incumbent will challenge current factory processes, and look for improvements, efficiencies and value engineering.

Your responsibilities:
  • Undertake trials in-line with the Bakkavör and Customer requirements and as instructed by Line Manager.
  • Document all data from trials inc. shelf-life, organs etc, comprehensively and legibly for future review in order to establish process capabilities and support due diligence.
  • Secure and submit appropriate samples as requested by Customer as well as those for analysis e.g. Microbiological, for organoleptic evaluation and for transit trials
  • Plan and organise resources to achieve the day to day delivery of trials etc, in-line with Project timescales.
  • Working with NPD and Operations establish appropriate quality attributes for work in progress material, assembly and finished product taking into account operational capabilities.
  • Carry out ongoing Process validation of relevant factory equipment to ensure site due diligence requirements are met.
  • Co-ordinate Pre-Production and Launch preparation.
  • Contribute to post launch evaluation of process in conjunction with NPD to ensure process established at launch is still valid for full scale production and implement improvements as necessary
  • To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to health, safety and the environment


Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
In return you will receive salary £20,000 to £25,000 dependent upon experience plus benefits

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