Product Designer - Macphie

Join our Team – Product Designer

Are you a creative and well organised person with a passion for food? We may have the job for you!

We are looking for a Product designer to join team here at Glenbervie. In this role you will be taking responsibility of New Products from the development kitchen to the production line, for making sure that new products make a smooth transition from trial and testing stages to full production.

The role

Below are some of the tasks required in this role (full job description is available upon request);

  • Progressing, monitoring and reporting of assigned Process Design Projects: set up, supervise, report factory trials.
  • Review and optimise current operations to reduce costs, improve safety and improve quality
  • Assess impact of new equipment, raw materials, methods of manufacture, packaging etc.
  • Support commissioning of new equipment
  • Set up and communicate reprocessing materials and products as required
  • Review current operations with a view to optimize, improve efficiency and deliver continuous improvement
  • Enhance product quality through process modifications, line changes, process control amendments or new equipment introduction
  • Liaison with Planning, Purchasing, Stock Control, Production and QC for arranging factory trials
  • Carry out product design work as required
  • Share learning with Operations staff during scale up from pilot to factory

The person

This opportunity will be well suited to someone who enjoys a hands-on approach to work and can demonstrate a passion for our industry as well as an enthusiasm to learn with a healthy dose of curiosity. You will have a natural aptitude for problem solving and a first-class ability for planning, organising and communicating.

The desirable candidate would have:

  • A food technology or related qualification
  • 0-4 years experience in a similar role for a food manufacturing business.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good communication skills- both in written and verbal formats
  • An enthusiastic and proactive approach to work
  • Full UK driving licence

Indulge in the Sweet Perks of Joining Macphie!

At Macphie, we believe in crafting not only delightful culinary experiences but also providing our team with a recipe for success in their professional lives. Here is a taste of how we’ll look after you as part of our Sweet Success:

πŸ›«Annual Leave: Recharge your batteries with a generous annual leave entitlement of 23 days, plus 9 public holidays, giving you a refreshing total of 32 days to explore, relax, and savour life outside of work.

πŸ’° Profit-Related Pay (PRP): Your dedication will not go unnoticed! Enjoy conditional PRP, aligning with our company’s performance and rewarding your commitment to our shared success.

🏦 Pension Perks: Secure your financial future with our pension enrolment, where you contribute 5%, and we match it with a 3% employer contribution.

🌈 Health and Wellness Buffet: We care about your well-being. Access our Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 GP line, and indulge in our cycle-to-work scheme. Keep your mind and body in top shape with our Leisure Subsidy Scheme and free fruit offerings.

πŸš— Eco-Friendly Commute: Embrace sustainable living with our electric car charging stations. Enjoy the convenience of free parking while contributing to a greener planet.

πŸ“š Lifelong Learning: Cultivate your mind with our company further education scheme and unlock opportunities for personal and professional growth.

πŸ‘Ά Family First: We support your journey into parenthood with enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay.

🌟 Exclusive Employee Benefits: Revel in exclusive benefits like an education bursary via our employee trust and Funeral Concierge provided by Everest Funeral Concierge Service, a brand-new benefit.

🌐 Beyond Probation: Once you have passed probation over the initial three months, you will then be able to unlock an array of group benefits, including private medical insurance & Westfield Health, permanent health insurance, and 3x death in service life assurance.

And now, let us talk about what we need from you:

Like every employer, legally, we require to check and confirm that you have the right to work in the UK. If we offer you a job and you accept, there are some checks that we need to complete before you can start with us. In addition to the above, we will also collect satisfactory employment references.

πŸ“† Ready to Join the Culinary Adventure? Successful applicants will be invited, to participate in an initial telephone screening call, followed by a face-to-face interview at our office at Glenbervie. Indulge your passion for food, elevate your career, and join us at Macphie, where every day is a celebration of Sweet Success! 🍰