Process Manager


We are currently recruiting a Process Manager to join our Ready Meals Saladworks site situated in Leicester Forest East.

Saladworks is part of the Samworth Brothers Group, a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfil their potential.

Job Opportunity

As Process Manager you will manage the process development teams to ensure the efficient and smooth running of new products, process development from concept approval through to launch and the continuous improvement of these products and processes thereafter. You will take responsibility for ensuring that products and processes are introduced in accordance with adhering to all technical food safety, legality or quality requirements and meet the anticipated margin requirements for the business. Alongside this you will manage a team of people and their development to create succession plans within your area.

  • To ensure that products are screened at a concept level to assess whether products / processes can be effectively implemented into the business both from a technical and production viewpoint.
  • To ensure that the critical path is managed through all aspects from product / process concept approval through to launch and post launch review.
  • To be proactive in developing the business going forward through innovation and creativity, initiating new processes, product improvements.

The Right Person

You will be someone who is self-motivated and focussed on the customer. You will demonstrate initiative and ownership. You value others and their contribution and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues. You will be flexible and adaptable to change. In addition, you will have the following skills:

  • Experience of a Senior Process Development role ideally within a chilled manufacturing environment
  • HND qualification or above in a food science related discipline
  • Food Safety level 3
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Customer interaction, particularly with major food retailers.
  • Good IT skills
  • Confidence in communicating at all levels with both internal stakeholders and external customers
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills.

What we have to offer

We provide a terrific range of benefits including great facilities with onsite parking and subsidised restaurants, as well as an excellent retirement savings plan (pension), private health cover (subject to terms and conditions) and a discount scheme ‘Quality Life’ that provides savings at supermarkets, high street retailers and a host of leisure outlets.

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