Technologist - FTC

Location
South West England
Salary
£35000 per annum
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
CL/26072017
Contact
Chelsea Laws
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Role - Technologist - FTC
Salary - £35,000
Location - South West

Are you are someone with a strong background within Technical, Compliance and Development? Do you deliver innovative developments within tour current role, with the need to meet the expectations of the customer and the consumer? Do you have experience with dealing with the technical compliance and all regulation within the FMCG sector? If this sounds like the right job for you then please read on as we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

One of this company's main product is both soft and alcoholic beverages. Even though their range is small they are known for their products nationwide. All of these liquid products are sold to all major retailers, also whilst their products are known for being big players at events, weddings, parties etc. The company has been around for a long time and through being consistent with keeping their range up to date, they have a wide range of faithful customers ranging from all different ages.

The Technologist's key responsibilities will be:
*Manage packaging & liquid development projects with suppliers as part of the overall NPD programme
*Owner of current packaging & ingredient specifications and technical relationships with raw material suppliers
*Introduction of all new/modified packaging materials into the business driven by current NPD projects
*Identify and implement cost reduction/value engineering packaging & liquid projects from the technical perspective
*Interface between packaging/ingredient suppliers and bottling site for trials of new/modified raw materials
*Ensure end to end supply chain technical compliance, including audits of our existing raw material suppliers
*Explore technical synergies within the wider SHS Group raw material suppliers, as appropriate
*Seek out and recommend new raw material suppliers from the technical perspective, to meet business needs as required
*Identify latest blue sky, industry relevant packaging & ingredient innovations to share with Marketing
*Specifically, reduce the risk of glass faults coming from our glass supplier(s) which could impact on potential glass in product complaints

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Or alternatively contact Chelsea Laws on 0117 3252 999.

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drinks manufacturing industry and Chelsea Laws looks after roles such as a Technologist, Food Technologist, Drinks Technologist, Technical Assistant, Specification Technologist, Specifications Manager, Technical Manager, Senior Technical Manager, Technical Account Manager, Technical Services Manager, Technical Support Manager and Compliance Manager.