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Process Assistant

Salary Competitive
Location Dulcote
Working Hours 40
Mergefield Title {Mergefield Value}

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Charlie Bigham’s is undergoing a real revolution to drive our transformation and support our long-term organisational goals which have set a vision to be the fastest growing, most innovative, trusted food brand in the market.

Our consumers are loving our dishes which means we need to prepare our business for substantial growth.


The role

We're looking for a Process Assistant to join the team.

Our New Food Development (NFD) Team is always embracing the endless possibilities, always striving to do better, and produce recipe and process improvement to our delicious food. We are recruiting a team member to help deliver against an extensive portfolio of projects.


What will you do

As our Process Assistant, you will assist the NFD Team throughout the development process from concept brief to launch and hyper care of recipes and processes, supporting and attending tastings with the Food Team where required. A key link between the Production and NFD kitchens, ensuring the desired dish quality is replicable and consistent in the Production kitchen, through coaching and training the teams.

Daily, you will be collecting trial documentation, supporting in the preparation, and running of trials in our kitchen. You will assist with the calculation of products costings to the margin aspirations set, alongside highlighting, and amending processes, procedures, and paperwork where they are not aligned or could be improved, including kitchen methodology and Quality Attribute Sheets.   

Our culture means everything to us, so applicants must share our company's values and see the value in what our organisation does. In turn, these values should be embedded in our working day to establish an engaging environment that nurtures talent.

We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated track record of working in a food industry Development, Quality Assurance or Technical team. Experience in driving continuous improvements and collaborating with senior and executive colleagues is also a must.

The role requires a flexible individual who’s experienced and comfortable with thinking and planning and is also strong at the detail, able to manage multiple changing projects and priorities, and task orientated.

On top of this, you’ll be excited to join our purposeful, sustainable, and ethical B Corp business and relish working in a fast-paced organisation.


What will you bring

  • As the Process Assistant, you'll join a highly talented team, reporting directly into the Process Manager, and have hands-on responsibilities for a wide array of areas
  • High focus, attention to the detail, and thorough in reviewing your own work, is a must.
  • Confident in taking your own decisions. Trusting in your own intuition you are a dynamic, energetic, “can-do” person who is happy to break the mould, who wants to do amazing things
  • Proven experience of engaging successfully at all levels and achieving required outcomes through influence, persuasion, and collaboration, as well as through force of personality
  • Continuous improvement and problem-solving mindset
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Resilient, self-aware, and open to change


What's in it for you

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • 5% Pension
  • Life assurance
  • 24 hour GP, optical & dental cover
  • Cycle to work
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme
  • In-house academy & career development
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bigham’s discounts for hundreds of popular retail and dining outlets


Given our passion for food, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that we have a fantastic team cafeteria, serving fresh subsidised meals daily.  And you’ll even have the chance to take home lots of Charlie Bigham’s dishes to enjoy with family and friends. We also organise team outings, sporting tournaments and take part in community and charity events.


We are open to talking about flexible working patterns, apply today.

Inspired by his travels and love of cooking, Charlie Bigham set up shop in 1996 with the sole aim of creating really delicious dishes. Twenty-five years later Bigham’s is now the number one brand in the chilled pre-prepared meal category. With over 50 dishes available in major supermarkets.

Up to 28 days holiday


Life Insurance

A competetive bonus scheme

Cycle to work scheme

nights out

Discount gym membership

Free or subsidised parking

Subsidised cafe

ticket loan

Lots of delicious food to take home

Shared ownership

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