Thermal Processing Technologist

King's Lynn £30000 - £38000

Quality Technologist - Thermal Process Expert

Up to circa £38,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits

Based: King’s Lynn, Norfolk

Our client is a dynamic, market-leading and global employer of choice within the FMCG sector and, accordingly, they offer the most talented employees an opportunity for personal development that is unsurpassed. Our client is now seeking a quality technologist with expertise in thermal processing to lead the implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the thermal processes and procedures to achieve, maintain and audit compliance to standards and relevant regulations.

Reporting directly to the site R&D Manager, the successful applicant will be accountable for all thermal processes on site. Ensuring full compliance to our client’s standards, they will design and conduct a range of tests to understand heat penetration and temperature and heat distribution, then by analysing the results and conducting deviation analysis they will create reports to establish a thermal process schedule.

Desired requirements:

  • Successfully attended an FDA sponsored Better Process Control School (Preferred)
  • Successfully attended an external thermal processing training program as offered by (Technical University of Guelph Canada, Campden, or Grocery Manufacture’s Association). (Preferred)
  • Familiarity of food manufacturing equipment and processes for all temperature states (ambient, refrigerated, frozen).
  • Regulatory audit compliance.
  • Awareness of shelf stable food regulations for region.
  • Statistics - Microsoft Excel, Minitab, etc.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint for effective communications
  • Comfortable with delivering training sessions
  • Advanced thermal process calculation software: Ellab, Calsoft, NumeriCAL, Thermodl
  • Packaging material seal performance and its relevance to food safety.
  • Familiarity of microbiology for canned foods.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual looking to further their career. If you are interested and have a proven track record of success, we would like to hear from you. Please call Camilla Clark at Rockfield Specialist Recruitment or apply now, with your CV, on-line.

Key info:


King's Lynn


£30000 - £38000



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