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Position Title: Senior Process Technician

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: VilleneuvedAscq RD 

Grade: Grade 03 

Requisition ID: 25527 



At McCain, we are committed to excellence in food safety, innovation, and process optimization. We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Process Technician to join our team. If you are passionate about ensuring the highest standards of health and safety while contributing to groundbreaking projects and maintaining pilot plant systems, we want to hear from you.





Health and Safety:  As a Senior Process Technician, you will play a critical role in upholding the highest health and safety standards during trial line setups. This includes moving and preparing equipment for use, ensuring proper sanitation, and assisting the trial lead during the trial runs.


Trial Support: Collaborate with trial leads on regional and global projects, which involve testing new products and technologies. Your expertise will be instrumental in the success of these trials, contributing to the development of new and improved products.


System Maintenance: Take ownership of maintaining and recording crucial information related to pilot plant systems. This includes meticulous record-keeping for incoming raw materials and system startup procedures, as detailed in our comprehensive documentation.


Cross-Functional Collaboration: Actively participate in global cross-functional teams, leveraging your specialized knowledge and cultural awareness. You will facilitate effective teamwork, both within the project team and with external research partners, all while adhering to sound project management principles.



Key Qualifications:


  • At least 2 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Proficiency in health and safety protocols and food safety standards.
  • Strong technical skills in setting up and maintaining trial lines and equipment.
  • Experience in a fast-paced product development environment, including process development and factory/line trials.
  • Experience with process improvements, new product development, or cost-saving initiatives is a plus.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across levels and functions, both internally and with third parties.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration in diverse, cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in English 



Why Join Us:


  • McCain is committed to fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • We offer opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of food industry innovation.
  • If you are a detail-oriented, safety-conscious professional with a passion for contributing to exciting projects and maintaining the integrity of pilot plant systems, we invite you to apply for the Senior Process Technician position at McCain. Join us in driving forward food safety and innovation.


6 months contract - full time





McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Research & Development      
Division: Global Research and Development 
Department: ​Pilot Plant VDA ​
Location(s): FR - France : Nord : Villeneuve-d'Ascq 

Company: McCain Alimentaire SAS 

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