Senior Bakery Technologist

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£38,000 - 43,000
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Food Technologist, Quality/Technical
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Job Description

My client is a privately owned company with a highly automated plant produces high quality authentic bakery products for UK and Irish market. For their Technical & Manufacturing Process team within the plant, we are looking for a Senior Bakery Technologist.

The Senior Bakery Technologist reports to the Technical Manager and is responsible for:

What will you do

  • Improving process and packaging systems using standardised tools from Lean, TPM or Six-Sigma (e.g. loss analysis, root cause investigation, check/act/plan/do, Kaizens, statistical methods).
  • Developing and implementing continuous improvement projects using standardised project management tools.
  • Analysing and evaluating the performance of the plant in the field of process & packaging in terms of quality, efficiency, reliability, savings and innovation.
  • Developing and implementing manufacturing standards for process and packing systems.
  • Managing production trials in the area of process, product and packaging both internally and with suppliers.
  • Develop and give training to supervisors, engineers, operators and other relevant plant employees.
  • Implement new packaging specifications in the plant in partnership with Sales and NPD.

Role Expectations

  • All raw material specifications maintained up to date and relevant with no information missing or unavailable from any of our key suppliers.
  • Complete customer satisfaction in the areas of Quality and Technical in all our key accounts.
  • No Technical or Quality issues resulting out of New product launches.
  • No specification faults from any of our key customers.
  • Leadership of or involvement in Quality/Technical continuous improvement related projects per year.
  • Become key member of the Quality Assurance Department and contribute to their KPIs.
  • Become key member of the Technical Function and contribute to their KPIs.
  • Delivery of successful Customer visits as and when they happen.
  • Delivery of successful BRC and Customer Quality/Technical audits.
  • Efficient provision of responses to all internal Technical and Quality queries/requests.
  • No issues with internal specifications tools and recipes.

Your profile

  • University or Institute of Technology degree in a technical, engineering, packaging or food technology direction.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a technologist in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the Foods sector.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Experienced in implementing Lean, TPM or Six-sigma processes.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language both written and spoken.
  • Highly developed technical and technological insight and ability to drive change.
  • Excellent analytical skills, innovative thinking and a high energy level.

Excellent opportunity for the qualified candidate

Indicative Salary Range: £38,000 - 43,000

Relocation assistance available.

KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.

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