Process Development Manager – FOOD & DRINK - South Wales

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: South Wales
  • Job Type: Project Management
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£40k + Benefits
  • Date Posted: 07/12/2021
  • Expiry Date: 15/01/2022

Process Development Manager – FOOD & DRINK


Food manufacturing, Process Development, Project Management of the transfer of NPD into the factory. Do you have all of this and more?


Location:                  South Wales

Salary:                      c£40k + Benefits


  • Do you want to work for one of the biggest Food Manufacturers in the UK?
  • Do you thrive in a busy environment and possess excellent Communication skills?
  • Have you project managed the transfer of new products from NPD to Production?


The Business

  • Major food manufacturing Group
  • Products for all the major UK grocery retailers.
  • They are renowned for high quality food products.


The Role

  • You will be responsible for driving continuous improvement by being attuned to ongoing developments with new raw materials and processes, competitor activity and market trends, in the associated categories
  • Responsible for one of their major retailer accounts – so previous experience is necessary.
  • You will be the focal point in ensuring that all new products are seamlessly transferred from NPD to Production, with due regard to Safety, Quality, etc.
  • To monitor final product costs throughout the development process and advise of any deviation whilst agreeing corrective action as appropriate



As well as the obvious skills – Resilience, Communication, Team Player, Leadership, you’ll need the following:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Process Development role, within a (multi-component) food manufacturing environment.
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent in food related discipline.
  • Experience of computerised specification and recipe management systems.
  • Experience in a customer facing role.


What to do next

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your CV to  with EH/PDMSW as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!