Mid Level
Bakery Technician
AAK

Salary: competitive benefits package

Closing Date: Friday, 28 September 2018

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Description

 

About AAK

AAK is proud to be the world’s leading producer of specialty vegetable fats. Through our unique co-development approach we develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results.

By doing so, we solve customer specific needs across many industries including Bakery, Chocolate & Confectionery, Dairy, Foodservice, Infant Nutrition and Personal Care.

Our pioneering spirit and passion for innovation keeps us at the cutting edge of our industry and is what sets us apart. It enables our employees to work in a safe and supportive environment in which they make a genuine impact.

AAK employ more than 3,000 employees globally and with 20 production facilities and customisation plants, and sales offices in over 25 countries spanning six continents we have one of our industries most diverse global footprints.

AAK Hull

AAK Hull is located in the heart of an area enjoying significant redevelopment and investment.

The Port of Hull is being established as a world-class centre for renewable energy and manufacturing, and at AAK we feel proud to be part of this important industrial renaissance for Yorkshire and the UK.

 At our recently upgraded site at King George Dock we operate the UK’s largest refinery for edible oils and fats. We supply businesses in the sectors of food manufacturing, baking, Foodservice and retail, and we work closely with customers to co-develop bespoke products.

About the role

AAK are seeking to appoint a Bakery Technician to join the Customer Innovation team. The successful candidate will be responsible for experimenting with new ingredients to make new and innovative products.

Responsibilities

  • Experimenting with new ingredients to find new and innovative methods of creating products.
  • Conducting testing, including taste and observations whilst baking, on products created to ensure they meet specification and to determine the optimum ingredients used.
  • Following recipes to bake products as per customer request.
  • Preparing presentations for customers based on the outcome of products tested.
  • Operating pilot plant equipment.
  • Creating and maintaining a catalogue of results for experiments conducted.
  • Assisting the Sampling Department during busy periods.

About you

  • Experience working within a similar role or bakery related qualification.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate at all levels.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Able to generate new and innovative ideas and find areas for improvement.
  • Computer literate.
  • Comfortable managing and working to deadlines.

 In return AAK offer:

  • 10% non-contribution pension.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • UK Healthcare scheme.
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays.
  • Group life cover.
  • Group income protection scheme.
  • Ride2Work scheme.

 

AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.

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