Manufacturing/Surveying

Process and Product Technician

Full Time Permanent

Jackson Hogg are delighted to be supporting an excellent pet nutrition company in their search for a process and product technician.

Ky responsibilities:

* Conducting ongoing investigations into production processes and making recommendations for improvements to achieve products of a consistent excellent quality.

* Taking responsibility for the development of new products from initial concept through to successful production launch, ensuring that exceptional product is achieved throughout the entire process

* Ensuring all work meets in-house and customer standards for quality and safety

* Scheduling and managing production line trials and revaluations making sure that everything goes to plan

* Supporting initial production runs and being available to trouble shoot and provide expert advice if necessary

* Ensuring all products are costed thoroughly after production trials and prior to full production by providing accurate product and process parameters to the finance team.

* Building strong relationships with Nutrition, Marketing, Production and other staff who will be involved with the development process.

* Understanding company production processes and flagging up any potential problems to the Project Development Team at an early stage

* Selecting and sourcing new ingredients required for new product launches; liaising with procurement to ensure that all incoming stock for production trials is in place

* Ensuring that operating procedures and specifications are written correctly for each new product or process change and available to relevant staff

The ideal candidate will have excellent IT skills, solid communication skills, must be organised and have a good grasp of time management, and must be a resiliant individual.

The ideal candidate will also be educated to a HND level or equivalent in a food related subject, or have proven relevant work experience in a food or pet food manufacturing environment

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