All Locations
Leicester
All Departments
Technical
Advertising Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Normal Working Days:
Monday - Friday
Normal Start & Finish Time:
08:30 - 17:00

About The Role

Join the Samworth Brothers Team and become part of our dynamic family!

At Samworth Brothers, we genuinely care about our colleagues and strive to create an engaging environment that values your unique contributions. We are committed to your success and offer a range of exceptional benefits that we believe supports your life and personal aspirations: -
 
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Experience annual pay reviews
  • Profit related pay
  • Unlock your potential through training and growth opportunities
The Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of customer critical paths geared towards trialling and launching new products, in line with the site’s stage-and-gate process. Support in the coaching and development of a team of Process Technologists to ensure consistent, ‘Right First Time’ delivery of NPD and EPD projects. 

  • Management of customer critical paths in line with the site’s stage-and-gate process.
  • Support delivery of customer visits, including attended trials, pre-productions and first productions.
  • Champion new products from concept-to-launch, being the owner and first point of contact to field queries from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Engage with and build positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaboratively work with the wider site team to identify process improvement opportunities with the business, and support their implementation where appropriate.
  • Deputise for the Process Manager as required. 
The Ideal Candidate

We believe that success is built upon collaboration and diverse perspectives. At Samworth Brothers, we welcome candidates who are passionate about working together to achieve greatness. As a valued member of our team, you will bring the following skills and experience: -

  • Working knowledge of food manufacturing processes and practices, ideally with experience in chilled, short-shelf life products.
  • Experience of managing a small team, or similar ability to demonstrate appropriate leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication when transmitting ideas to all levels.
  • Good IT skills with experience of using MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Flexible approach to working hours and business demands.
  • Good understanding of HACCP application and risk assessment.
We also want you to thrive in an engaging and inclusive work culture where you will have the opportunity to take on personal accountability and take pride in your work. We encourage positive communication, and the building of strong collaborative relationships is essential to every role. 

Join us at Samworth Brothers, where you'll be more than just a team member – you'll be an integral part of our thriving family. Apply today and embark on an exciting journey with us!

About Us

We are a fourth-generation family business producing high quality own-label products for many of the UK’s best-known retailers along with our own brands including Ginsters, Soreen, Higgidy, Dickinson & Morris and Walker & Son. We employ over 10,000 people in well-invested modern food manufacturing sites around the country.

At Samworth Brothers we take pride in our family feel within our businesses and work together to make things happen. We can offer you the stability of a wider group as well as the opportunities that that offers if you wish to progress your career with us. We are family and we would like to invite you to be part of that and support our teams in delivering great products to all of our customers.


Samworth Brothers do not engage with unlicensed gangmasters or third parties. Samworth Brothers will NEVER ask you for money in order to provide you with employment. If you are in any doubt, please contact an official Samworth Brothers representative.

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