Supplier Assurance Product Technologist

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Recruiter
Fortnum and Mason c/o Hutchinson Jonas
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Sep 2017
Ref
KA/11236
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Supplier Assurance Product Technologist

Since 1707, Fortnum & Mason has been in the business of pleasure, and home to countless delicious and exceptional things.  In their ongoing mission to maintain and improve the already high standards which has seen them granted Royal Warrants from HM The Queen and HRH The Prince of Wales, they are seeking an exceptional candidate to work as a Supplier Assurance Product Technologist.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Once in your post, you will be responsible for the management of a diverse range of supplier relationships; for managing risk; and for ensuring traceability and implementation of a sustainable quality management system across the Fortnum & Mason supplier base.
  • You will also be responsible for performing supplier site visits and audits of new and established suppliers alike.
  • Just as importantly, you’ll be actively encouraged to help effect positive changes within their supply base, from processing sites right down to growing, wild harvest and mining levels.
  • The role will also coordinate and provide quantifiable metrics to allow the real-time assessment of supplier performance against the business’ CSR targets and Operational procedures. 
  • Based at their offices at 181 Piccadilly, above their famous Piccadilly flagship store - up to 20% of your time will be spent travelling to supplier locations.

Key Skills Required:

  • The ideal candidate will have achieved a Food Science or related scientific degree and have some experience within a technical or quality assurance role, ideally from a food retail or food manufacturing background.
  • Graduates with a years industrial placement experience will also be considered
  • Advanced excel and access experience is preferred
  • Auditing experience would also be advantageous
  • The successful candidate will show an understanding of the Fortnum’s brand, and a passion for truly extraordinary food, drink and luxury goods. 

If the idea of working at an iconic business with a truly global palate appeals to the foodie in you, we would love to hear from you so please do not hesitate to apply.

£Competitive plus excellent benefits

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