Agri-Food: Process Engineering Consultant
Company: PA Consulting
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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future in a technology-driven world.
As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create
opportunity from complexity.
Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and
breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our
clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring
An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200
specialists in consumer, defense and security, energy and
utilities, financial services, government, health and life
sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists,
innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists,
engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices
across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.
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Your day to day
We have a strong client base in the global food industry. Many of
our clients seek our support optimizing existing and/or
investigating and inventing new processing, sterilization, and
packaging technologies. We also look at the chemistry of food
combined with the impacts of process conditions and help our
clients maximize flavor, texture, aromatics, and food safety. We
derive commercial opportunities in product/process interactions and
scale them to grow and enhance our client production
Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, take ownership and
deliver results against challenging performance indicators
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and communicate
effectively across the organization and with valued clients.
Highly collaborative, able to adapt and work with diverse team
Ability to effectively manage /operate on multiple projects and
Strong organizational, analytical, influence and negotiation
At least 10 years of experience in Production, Process or
Continuous Improvement roles within Agri-Food or food Consumer
Project management experience is highly desirable
What you bring
The preferred candidate will possess an MSc degree in Food Science
or related discipline with a minimum of 8 to 10 years in process
and/or product development experience encompassing concept to
launch of new products.
Preferably hands-on experience working in a large food production
environment including expertise in one or more specific food
processing technologies such as baking, extrusion, drying etc.
Confirmed proficiency in developing and implementing strategies for
process optimization control
Experience with developing and implementing process innovation,
improvements in an agri-food manufacturing environment
Strong project management skills and demonstrated the ability to
simultaneously handle a number of projects at various stages of
Strong interpersonal skills and experienced in providing leadership
and direction to and within cross functional teams and client
stakeholders on technical projects.
Strong technical report writing and presentation skills.
Must have an advanced knowledge of food chemistry, ingredients
impacting fermentation, formulae, statistics, and recipe costing
In addition, any experience of the following will also be strongly
Hands-on development and scaling of industrial processing
Algorithm development for sensing applications
Food product development in a commercial environment
Management of technology development projects
Experience in developing and applying sustainability metrics to
Our roles can be located near any PA hub locations
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
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