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Process Technician

About Kerry
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
About the role

We’re currently recruiting a Process Technician to join our team here at Kerry, based from our site Taste & Nutrition site in Menstrie, Scotland!

This role offers not only an amazing opportunity to join a driven and passionate site but also a competitive salary and benefits.

Key responsibilities
  • Operation of pilot plant in accordance with pilot plan schedule
  • Monitor propagation runs to ensure proper execution of recipe using OPCON
  • Set up and conduct sample analysis within the pilot plant lab and ensure delivery of more complex samples to works lab
  • Inputting sample data into relevant files and reporting on run success/failures to stakeholders
  • Responsible for maintenance of pilot plant equipment and instruments:  Raising and managing IW21's or personally maintaining
  • Cleaning and sterilisation lab equipment and pilot plant facility to microbiological laboratory standards (Aseptic Standards)
  • Daily analysis of molasses plant samples
  • Management of substrate samples direct from suppliers
  • Order and inventory materials to maintain supplies
  • Prepare chemical solutions for processes following standardized formulas adhering to COSHH
  • Identify and suggest areas where improvements can be made. Participate fully and diligently in projects to support continuous improvement
  • Equipment calibrations and maintenance of calibration logs
  • Perform preventative maintenance of equipment such as vacuum pumps, pH probes, seals, hosing etc.
Qualifications and skills
  • Must be comfortable with lone working and must be self-motivated
  • Excellent communicator, able to liaise between different departments.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation capabilities. Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong sense of accountability for the outcome.
  • IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills.
  • Confident practical engineering skills allowing you to maintain, adapt and optimise production equipment are essential

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