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Dorset [WR ID: 1565] (posted: April 30, 2021)

A Dorset based food manufacture are looking to recruit a Process Technologist for their modern production facility based in the Bournemouth / Poole area.

If you are recent graduate in Food Science or a related subject and looking to become a food Process Technologist, this could be the role for you!

You will assist in the smooth and efficient transition of products from concept to manufacturing launch, ensuring they are on time, in full and right first time. You will also be trialling and developing raw materials / processes in order to make recommendations for manufacturing improvements in line with company plans / targets.

Key responsibilities for the Process Technologist:

  • Assist with producing new products from kitchen approval through to manufacturing launch.
  • Assist to plan, arrange, co-ordinate and document new product trials ensuring effective use of trial time and the collection of data.
  • Record notes to compile accurate trial reports with specific action plans.
  • Assist with all preproduction factory trials and first production runs.
  • Order ingredients for trials.
  • Arrange supplier visits to discuss new product projects.
  • Sampling of products and working with technical data to ensure product accuracy.
  • Be involved with Process Improvement across the business, ensuring quality as well as profitability.
  • Monitor and benchmark the quality of new and existing products.
  • Assist with end to end product and packaging development.

Requirements for the role of Process Technologist:

  • Ideally educated to HND / Degree level in a food related subject or equivalent experience.
  • Passion for food!
  • HACCP / Food Safety Training highly desirable.
  • Understanding of customer specification systems.
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Salary of c.£25k
  • Opportunity to work in a modern food process manufacturer
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Onsite free parking

To apply:

If you have a passion for food and looking to become a Process Technologist or already in the role but looking for a new challenge, please call Stuart Cooper on 07896 075527, alternatively please submit your CV below.

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