Process Innovation Engineer

£28,000-£32,000 pa dependent on experience

+ Employee benefits

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Consulting Technology

Supporting food manufacturers and retailers with product innovation including: rheology, new product development, value optimisation, instructional development, pilot plant, quality and food safety manufacturing, thermal processing, new technologies, and regulatory affairs.

Advanced Innovation Team

​Campden BRI supports our members (the food and drink industry) with all the significant challenges they are facing, from global food and drink science and research, possessing both the knowledge and practical expertise to deliver results that safeguard businesses and unlock opportunities. 

Are you an experienced process engineer? Our Advanced Innovation team research and evaluate new technologies that could be applicable to the food & drink industry. No day will be the same!

You will be providing technical inputs in both our novel processing work and our process modelling services. The main purpose of the job is to develop new services which contribute to contract and research services.


  • Secure and deliver new technologies for services the business can sell. This includes setting up and executing trials and training to understand the technology and refine the market opportunity
  • Support with the development and delivery of the innovation pipeline which can secure future services for the business. Secure and deliver opportunities for the business in food factories, engineering, and modelling related services
  • Apply for and manage successful government tender projects
  • Support on insights gathering and communication back to the business on opportunities
  • Interpretation of results, preparation of reports or presentations internally and externally on technology developments
  • Responding to direct technical enquiries using own expertise and information retrieved from relevant sources and support colleagues across the business where engineering or data processing support may be required


  • ​An experienced Engineering graduate
  • A background in the application of process engineering principles (or related discipline) to the food industry
  • Effective project management skills from recent experience
  • Good communication abilities to work with clients and help to articulate good technical solutions to meet their needs
  • Effective time management skills relating to effective delivery and business practices
  • Skilled at developing new ideas and bringing them to fruition in a friendly but challenging environment
  • A solid grounding in the principles of food preservation is essential, previous knowledge of emerging preservation technologies would be an advantage
  • A working knowledge of different modelling techniques and some experience with developing models for manufacturing processes would be desirable.
  • Full UK/EU driving licence and be eligible to work and travel freely within the EU


  • £28K-£32K dependent on experience
  • Hybrid working- 3 days a week onsite at Chipping Campden
  • Occasional travel to conferences and client sites may be required


  • Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • A generous work save pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
  • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant

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