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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

Process Technologist - Chemistry

Barton Stacey, SO21, UK
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Company: UMAMI SEARCH LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Process Technologist

This is a chance to join an international supplier of specialised ingredients to the food, drink and fragrance industries. The business develop food flavourings, botanical extracts and other ingredients which are used across the world in a variety of products.

The Role:

* New product and process development, either speculative or against customer projects with special emphasis on processes involving extraction and distillation technologies.

* Managing development projects to create commercially viable products against a brief, using project management tools and techniques to deliver the project to timescales required.

* Managing product and process trials in a systematic and logical way to evaluate operating parameters.

* Liaising with QC laboratory and stills operator to resolve any problems that might arise e.g. out of specification products and changes in procedures.

* Scale-up and monitoring of production of new products at pilot plant level as required and assist in the technology transfer to Production.

* Providing technical support to the Production Department, ensuring processes are operating in an optimal way and that products are made to specification.

* Provide training, guidance and support to team members and Production staff on equipment and processes where required.

* Work with the Production and Engineering departments to specify new and replacement equipment where needed and support with commissioning of equipment.

Ideal Candidate:

* Chemical engineering degree

* Good to advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of distillation and extraction and associated processes

* Demonstrable experience and ability to undertake practical problem solving relating to scientific issues

* Ability to contribute to innovative ideas within the team related to processes

* Ability to work in collaboration with other departments

* Awareness of SDS and warning labels

For more info get in touch with Dan at Umami Search
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