Process Development Manager
We’ve got a great opportunity for a Process Development Manager to join our team. The process development team are the key link between the product development kitchen and the production line, so as Process Development Manager, you will lead your team through product trials, improvement projects, production and launch.
In the role of Process Development Manager, you’ll work closely with your team to provide process, material and equipment knowledge in order to meet customer and Greencore’s requirements.
You’ll also work closely with customers and other departments to ensure the projects run to plan, seeking feedback at all stages.
Throughout each project, you will analysing and track progress in order to achieve launch deadlines, resolving any development issues that may arise. With this in mind you will always be looking for ways to improve current production, either through processes or equipment capability to drive forward new efficiencies.
A large focus of your role will be the management of your team, supporting a lean enterprise culture and aid them to maximise their potential, ensuring a safe working environment for all employees at all times.
The Ideal Candidate
Of degree level, or equivalent, you’ll have substantial experience of working within food manufacturing and leading a team.
You will already have the necessary food science or micro biological qualifications and be competent in the use of customer technical databases
With previous experience in a similar role, you will be familiar with operating root cause analysis techniques for problem solving and have the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life results.
You will be an expertise in interpretation of customer code of practice with strong food legislation and legal knowledge.
It’s a busy role, so you’ll need to a very organised and methodical individual, with sound project management abilities.
You’ll have strong people skills with the ability to easily communicate ideas and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.
Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.
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