Process Technologist

Process Technologist - Highbridge


Competitive depending on experience
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 17.00


25 Days Annual Leave
Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits Package
Staff Shop
Free Parking


We’re proud to offer you a career with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition as a talented Process Technologist with plenty of support and opportunity. And empower you to drive your own success and create a career you can be proud of too.

Our Bakkavor site in Highbridge, which is one of our four Desserts sites in the UK, specialises in Cheesecake and Tarts, working closely with our sister site in Devizes that specialise in baked goods.


What will you do?


  • Understanding of critical path
  • Understanding of microbiological and nutritional sampling procedures ensuring compliance Completion of QAS’s to high standard and to customer expectations
  • Understanding of customer requirements
  • Delivery of validations in association with site CCPs and HACCP principles in line with project delivery.
  • Proactively communicating potential issues which may impact the critical path. Ensures all materials have RM approval status or appropriate concession for trials.
  • Completion of controlled documents for trials, pre-productions and launches against the customer specification & BOM.
  • To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to health, safety, and the environment


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous demonstrable experience in a manufacturing environment in at least one of the following disciplines: Technical; Production; Development; or graduated in related discipline
  • Project Coordination: The ability to understand the critical path and deliver within agreed timeframe
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage own time/workload
  • Aware of the business issues; trials; development concepts and customer expectations
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving and is agile in finding solutions
  • Vigilant with good attention to detail and spots opportunities for improvement
  • A self-starter who is inquisitive and driven to improve







Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Process

Highbridge, GB

Date:  02-Mar-2023