Product Technologist

Blue Spark
London (Greater)
25 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and motivated Product Technologist looking for that elusive chance to work for one the UK’s best companies. Our client is an iconic business who continue to lead the way in food innovation and integrity, bringing thousands of high quality and great value products to discerning consumers every day.

The Role

This is a high profile position where you’ll be the Technical Guru for the canned goods category, managing all technical aspects of the full range from quality assurance to supplier relations. You’ll be implementing a robust supplier management strategy, developing an international supplier base spanning all four continents in alignment with seasonal innovation plans. In this jet setting role you’ll visit all the corners of the globe, forming and maintaining amazing relationships with key contacts across the world and engaging with them to ensure all products encompass the highest levels of quality, consistency and efficiency in line with core brand values.

As the guardian of all things technical for your product ranges you’ll demand the highest standards, collaborating with suppliers to ensure the appropriate controls are in place for due diligence across the board. You’ll also work in partnership with them to resolve any issues that may arise, drawing on collective experience and expertise to apply corrective and preventative action where necessary to reduce potential risk. With an eye for the here and now as well as the bigger picture you’ll develop and deliver quality improvement plans and strategic technical goals for your category, enhancing quality systems to uphold excellent standards throughout product lifecycles to guarantee a flawless product experience for consumers.

The Candidate

We are looking for a food science graduate who has previous experience of implementing technical compliance and quality systems in the grocery sector, specifically within canned goods. You’ll have proven experience in a similar role where you have developed effective methods for monitoring and delivering quality standards. You’ll also have excellent supplier management, planning and organisational skills along with the ability to make a positive impact with internal and external teams. In addition you’ll be adept at managing multiple projects and will have a high level of IT literacy in order to keep up with the pace of this role.

So if you have first class communication and project management skills coupled with the technical prowess to make an impact within this respected business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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