Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Processing & Blending Manager * £45,000 – £48,500 * Manchester

Great opportunity for a highly skilled Processing & Blending Manager to join a highly successful business that provide innovative, bespoke solutions for their customers.


  • This role is offered on the basis of a 42 hours working week – Monday to Friday.
  • Annual bonus scheme – Discretionary based on KPI’s
  • Training and development
  • Health Shield – After 12 months service
  • Staff Discounted Shop


The Processing & Blending Manager will ensure all activities within the function are carried out in accordance with the required quality specifications, utilising the most efficient and cost-effective methods. The successful candidate will contribute to the ongoing operational strategic objectives by the identification, assessment and recommendations of continuous improvements in the Process and Blending area. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • To blend, store and process finish liquids in accordance with recipe and specification requirements
  • To ensure product is of the highest possible quality standards (including gas management) and complies with all Customs & Excise trading standards requirements and meets the needs of the customers’ expectations
  • To analyse in-process products both chemically and organoleptically
  • Responsible for calculating bulk additions to products and blends
  • To ensure the minimisation of both material and liquid waste in line with budgeted targets
  • To ensure all documentation and record systems are maintained to high standards daily in accordance with ISO 9001:2015


  • Five years Blending Management experience within a food manufacturing process environment
  • Experience of modern manufacturing techniques and the implementation of systems and procedures for improved performance
  • Qualified in Management to ILM Level 3 or equivalent
  • Excellent IT skills including hands on understanding of SAP would be an advantage
  • Proven track record of Team working and continuous improvement objectives
  • Degree qualified, preferably in a science discipline

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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