Technical Officer

Location
company head office in East Kilbride, Glasgow
Salary
£25,000
Posted
23 Feb 2017
Closes
23 Mar 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical Officer

We are an industry leader in the sourcing and supply of local food & drink products including bakery, dairy, alcoholic drink, raw meat, produce, preserve, snack. We operate a unique business model and supply chain within the Convenience Retail and Contract Catering markets. Dynamic growth and a continually evolving trading environment mean that the opportunity now exists for the right candidate to join our expending Technical Department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • managing due diligence across our extensive supply chain
  • investigating customers’ complaints
  • managing specifications, allergens and nutritional information
  • reviewing & approving labels
  • responding to customers’ technical enquiries
  • manage the day to day technical administration function by ensuring all technical data is collated/documented and uploaded onto the technical systems keeping them fully up to date

Experience / Knowledge:

  • preferably educated to a degree level within a food discipline or with a broad food science knowledge
  • experience in HACCP systems and the BRC or SALSA standards
  • experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • preferably knowledgeable in the labelling legislation

Skills:

  • good written and oral communication
  • good organisation with the ability to work to short deadlines
  • strong IT skills
  • good attention to detail

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