Product Development Technologist –
The Process Development
Technologist provides information to support the creation of customer and
factory specifications which lead to the production of accurate and
appropriate product labeling information. They are responsible
for planning, preparation and successful execution of process development and
line trails to deliver customer requirements and process improvements in line
with LEAN objectives.
What you’ll be doing:
- Be in line with the customer
objectives, LEAN and site specific requirements.
- Capture and review data (alone
or with other technologist) to determine results and actions to deliver
- Be responsible for complete
launch packs to ensure the quality and consistency of products launched.
- Develop, in line with customer
requirements, product opportunities within the manufacturing units
- Deliver kitchen activities
aligned with the product development, marketing and commercial teams to
deliver the product development strategy.
- Create additional opportunities
and be the “Great Food Champion” for his/her specific discipline.
- Monitor and communicate process
trends to ensure launch data adherence, maximum process optimization and
effective communication to customers.
- Work with internal stakeholders
to effectively deliver category direction and internal systems in line
with the NPD strategy.
- Work with the HOI/NPD Project
Manager on the implementation of plans with appropriate customer and
What you’ll need:
The Process Development
Technologist should be results oriented, possess strong interpersonal skills,
be a team player as well as an independent worker and have strong and
effective verbal and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Food
Science or related field, knowledge of GMP techniques, basic hygiene
principles, knowledge of basic legal labeling and weight legislation. HACCP
experience and a good level of computer literacy ability to use computer
programs to analyze project results. 2-3 years’ experience working with
process development preferred.
Greencore is a fast
growing, international convenience food leader. It is a leading US
manufacturer of sandwiches, meal kits, salads and Consumer Product Goods,
convenience retail and food service. In the UK Greencore is a leading
manufacturer of sandwiches and other food to go products to grocery
retailers, with complementary positions in other convenience food categories,
including chilled prepared meals, chilled soups and sauces, ambient sauces
& pickles, cakes & desserts and Yorkshire Puddings.