Technician (Food Processing)
Employer: Sheffield Hallam University
Department: Student & Academic Support
Location: Sheffield, City Campus
Position: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £23,487 to £27,116 dependent on experience
Closing Date: 4th Dec 2022
The Technical Operations, Resources and services group is seeking to appoint a Technician in the Service Sector team.
The Service Sector team supports a wide range of courses which cross a number of academic disciplines. The main activities are to provide high quality technical support for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and commercial clients in the specialist kitchen facilities. Working within the Service Sector team you will be supporting food processing, nutrition and hospitality subject areas.
In this role there is an expectation that you have a working knowledge of food processing technology in a factory environment and have experience with the food product development process.
Main duties will include the preparation of equipment and food, providing technical assistance during production and product development, and food preparation practical kitchen sessions.
You will have a comprehensive knowledge of food, including preparation skills. You will have a sound understanding of both kitchen and food safety practice, and preferably some experience of working in a commercial food production environment.
You must have sound knowledge of the food industry and experience in an industrial or educational environment.
With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will carry out training & demonstrating of equipment operation to students and staff during the normal lab program and during projects and research.
The successful applicant is expected to work across 2 sites and have some flexibility towards working hours.
The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant.