Process Development Manager - Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: NPD/Food Technology
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£45k
  • Date Posted: 21/06/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/07/2022

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: Greater Manchester

Salary: c£45k


  • Do you want to work for a well-known food manufacturer?
  • 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

  • This company produces branded and own label products for all the major UK grocery retailers.
  • The company has won multiple awards and are hugely people focused.
  • They are renowned for high quality food products.


The Role

  • The role is Process Development Manager and you will have a team reporting in.
  • You will be a member of the site’s management team, liaising with NPD, Commercial, Operations, etc, in the introduction of new products to site.
  • 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.
  • As a manager, you take ultimate responsibility for your department’s success and that includes training and developing your team of Process Development Technologists.



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

  • 3 years plus in a Process Development role, within a 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

I’ve got plenty more to tell you about this company. But hopefully, you’ve got a good taste for the role. Hopefully, you’ve got a good idea of if this is the right opportunity for you – or not.


If you want to be considered, then please send your CV to quoting ref CH/11481 and I will ensure that I give you a call to discuss further.