Retail Technologist

Location
Hertfordshire/London
Salary
£40,000-£45,000 + benefits
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
FMW17445
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Retail Technologist
£40,000-£45,000 + benefits
London/Herts

This is an opportunity for a career focused, ambitious and decisive Technical/Quality professional to join a leading businesses in the UK food industry. Working as a Product Technologist you will have responsibilities vital to the smooth and successful running of this national food business.

Role Responsibilities

  • Managing relationships with customers and suppliers in terms of technical support and information, i.e. specifications, artwork approval
  • Visit supplier sites to audit/ensure compliance and to provide technical support during trials and 1st production runs and ensure standard work practices are in place at all time.
  • Work closely with the NPD team to ensure critical paths are met
  • Benchmarking and quality monitoring
  • Be the expert in the produce category and the ‘go to’ person

Person Specification

  • Degree qualified in a food technology or Agronomy related subject.
  • Experience of working within the Fresh Produce sector is essential
  • Practical auditing skills - lead auditor desirable
  • Knowledge & experience of  HACCP and BRC 
  • Experience of working with and managing Quality Manual Systems and specification writing
  • High attention to detail and good relationship building skills
  • Full UK driving licence

REF: FMW17445