The Grŵp Llandrillo Menai Food Technology Centre, in collaboration with Food Innovation Wales, has a series of fixed-term full-time and part-time positions for Knowledge Exchange Affiliates to work within Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) companies in the food manufacturing sector in Wales.
The Affiliate will work with Industrial Supervisors in approved partner organisations to support projects in a range of areas within this sector of the Welsh economy.
This project provides an opportunity to work in partnership with Mona Island Dairy, and the Food Technology Centre.
Mona Island Dairy has now created one of Europe’s most up-to-date and environmentally friendly cheese production plants, based at Mona Industrial Park, Anglesey.
When the founders have completed the £15 million cheese production unit and commence production in Autumn 2021, the plant will have an initial capacity of 22 million litres of milk per year, which will be converted into a range of premium Welsh cheeses. The project was started in 2018 and the factory build is nearing completion.
Commissioning will start in Summer 2021 and commercial operation will start in the autumn.
The aim of the project is:
To assist in the development the Quality Management System to improve processes and procedures both on the factory floor and in terms of documentation, leading to implementation of accreditation initially BRC START and leading to BRC V8 at the site. This role is 50% factory-based and 50% office-based.