Operations Technologist

Salary: Negotiable

Work Type: Permanent

Location: Huntingdon, England

Industry: FMCG

Role title: Operations Technologist
Salary: Competitive
Shift/ Working hours: Monday-Friday
Location: Huntingdon

About the role:
As an Operations Technologist you will take ownership of operational improvement projects, strengthen our knowledge base around our products and processes. Learn the "why" behind what we do.

As an Operations Technologist your role responsibilities will include:
- Trial work to improve our manufacturing processes on site to deliver high quality, while considering factory efficiency and cost.
- Deliver packaging improvement projects, working alongside group Procurement teams.
- Work cross-functionally between the site operation and our future product pipeline.
- Scope covers any process or operational projects.
- Own packaging improvement projects and trial work.
- Work collaboratively alongside Operations, Process, NPD and Technical.
- Run factory trials and ensure trial data is accurately recorded against agreed objectives.
- Maintain accurate files with trial reports, trial data, photos, and any other info deemed necessary for that project, ensuring full traceability.
- Creation of factory process flows and any other relevant SOP's.
- Establish effective working relationships with the customer, suppliers and all internal departments.
- Good working knowledge of all plant machinery, capabilities and programmable information.
- Project work and new machine commissioning trials.

To succeed as an Operations Technologist we ask that you have the following experience/expertise:
- Ideally at least 1 year relevant experience in the food industry but not essential.
- Be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to different retailer processes and systems.
- Must be able to manage and work to deadlines.
- Good level of competence with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as Outlook and Teams.
- Must be able to be flexible about working hours including early, late and weekend work when required.
- Full/clean driving licence is essential with the ability to travel.
- Confident and effective communicator.

What you get in return:
On top of working for a fantastic organisation with a family feel and state of the art facilities you will receive a great package with competitive holiday allowance, paid overtime, life assurance of minimum two times yearly salary, opportunities for development and internal promotion, Cycle to work scheme, Share save scheme, variety of discounts at well-known retailers as well as gyms and free car parking on site along a subsidised canteen.

About us:
We are a company that takes pride in their people as it is our people who are at the centre of everything that we do, if you want to find out more please follow the link below.

Closing date is 01/08/2024

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