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Senior Bakery Technologist

Ref Code: SenBKT1

Role:   Senior Bakery Technologist

Date:   December 22, 2017

Business:   Deli Bread

Location:   Longford

Function:   Bakery Technologist

Department:   Bakery

Panelto Foods is a privately owned Irish company based in Longford and established in 2004. We produce a range of high quality contemporary sandwich breads for the UK, Irish retail and food service markets, from a highly automated world class bakery.

Role of Senior Bakery Technologist:

We are searching for a Senior Bakery Technologist who will be responsible for the process performance of the plant in terms of product quality & efficiency. 

Role and Responsiblities:

  • Analyse and evaluate the process performance of the plant in terms of product quality, process efficiency and reliability

  • Develop and implement manufacturing standards, improvements and savings for existing products and processes

  • Ensure ‘Best in Class’ approach to quality of products via thorough understanding and knowledge of production formulation, with scale up to delivery

  • Implement new products into the plant in partnership with Sales and NPD

  • Deliver a consistent ‘value add’ approach to the implementation of new products, in tandem with NPD

  • Develop a capability as the flour, dough, baking and manufacturing processing expert for the plant

  • Deliver a consistent flour and dough quality for the products made in the plant

  • Fulfilling the role as a trouble shooter in collaboration with supervisors, engineers, operators and other support disciplines with the aim to identify the root cause of bakery problems and to develop preventive solutions

  • Managing and supporting internal production trials

  • Provide training on processing, baking technologies and process improvements to supervisors, engineers, operators and other relevant staff members



  • University or Institute of Technology degree in a technical, engineering or food technology field

  • Industrial bakery experience preferred and/or with a minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience preferably within the food sector

  • Experience in/or knowledge of Lean, TPM or six-sigma is a distinct advantage

  • Experience with project and people management is an advantage

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language both written and spoken

  • Highly developed technical and technological insight and ability to drive change

  • Excellent analytical skills, innovative mind set and a high energy level

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Proficient at communicating and influencing across different levels within the organisation


  • Salary - negotiable

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