Food Specification Technologist

Recruiter
Location
Chichester, West Sussex
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
04 Sep 2017
Ref
MFFST
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Food Specification Technologist

More Food Ltd is a family run bakery specialising in premium quality handmade cakes and deliciously indulgent treats. We make delicious cakes and treats by hand in our bakery in the Sussex Downs.

We are now looking for a Food Specification Technologist to add to our passionate team. 

The main responsibilities of the role will include: position will require the following:

1. Compile Customer Product Specifications and review and update them as required.

2. Ensure More Food Ltd’s food safety and quality objectives are met at all times. 

3. Provide technical support to the company and all customers.

4. Compile and maintain Raw Material Specifications, get approval from Supplier and Head of Technical. Co-ordinate with supplier to procure COA/COC of raw material received. Ensure raw material specifications are up dated from time to time.

5. Keep abreast of legislation to ensure company compliance and communicate any changes internally.

6. Assist in the benchmarking of products to ensure Technical Compliance to specification.

7. Ensure new products are analyzed according to customer requirements for Nutrition and Shelf life.

8. Oversee process of artwork approval and printing

9. Manage the process for micro samples ensuring that all are recorded and sent to the lab as required for NPD validation and surveillance testing

10. Completion of Quality Attribute sheets and any other Technical documentation required by the customer.

11. Manage recipe cards / batch control sheets for the factory

12. Setting up of label ingredient panels and nutritional information for new products

As a candidate you will have:

•  Experience of working with specifications – retailers ( Waitrose and Asda experience preferred)

•  Sound knowledge of labelling legislation and design

•  Working knowledge of Food and Hygiene polices

•  Understanding of Quality Management

•  Ability to work as part of a team and to work on own initiative

•  Planning and Organizing

•  Ability to efficiently manage time and meet all deadlines

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