Raw Material & Packaging Technologist

Simonswood, Liverpool
Hourly rate £7.73 p/h moving up to £8.26 p/h
13 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Raw Material & Packaging Technologist

Full time: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

The Company

Fruitapeel is an industry-leading manufacturer of fruit and confectionary sauces supplying several high profile brands. Based in Simonswood, Fruitapeel prides itself on delivering exceptional customer service.

Fruitapeel is looking for a talented individual to help strengthen their Technical team. This is an exciting time for Fruitapeel and an excellent opportunity to join a business that continues to grow year on year.

The Role

To ensure raw materials and packaging conform to specification on intake, are fit for purpose before being used in production, are stored and labelled correctly and associated documentation is present and correct.

Key Duties

  • C of A / C of C check
  • Allergen/Claim management
  • Raw material stock checks
  • Raw material positive release 
  • Packaging positive release
  • Update logs
  • Contact with suppliers
  • Once opened raw material labelling 
  • Manage quarantine/ QC hold for materials
  • Manage best before dates and assist in shelf life extension exercises
  • Raw material intake checks
  • Vehicle check (in/out loading)
  • Ensure correct labelling applied to pallets
  • Ensure correct storage and segregation as applicable
  • Carry out GMP audits in storage areas

Key Attributes

  • Computer literate
  • Good eye for detail
  • Methodical approach
  • Good telephone manner to deal with suppliers
  • Ability to work cross functionally and with all relevant departments including Technical, Supply Chain, Warehouse


  • Hourly rate: £7.73 p/h moving up to £8.26 p/h 
  • Holidays: 23 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Workplace Pension
  • Life Insurance

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