Process Development Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 30/11/2020
  • Lancashire
  • c£43k + Benefits
  • CH/8276

The Opportunity

Process Development Manager


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


Location:            Lancashire

Salary:                 c£43k + 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, chilled food ideally, from NPD to Production?


The Business

  • Global food manufacturer
  • Products for all the major UK grocery retailers.
  • They are renowned for high quality chilled 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 Manager 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 CH/8276 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!