Retail Technologist

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£40,000-£45,000
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
FMW17445
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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

This is an opportunity for a career focussed, ambitious and decisive Technical/Quality professional to join a leading businesses in the UK food industry. Working as a Retail 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 with varied product sectors
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