Raw Materials Technologist

London (Greater)
09 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Raw Materials Technologist (Initial 6mth FTC)

London (Greater)




Role Overview

Ensure that customer, business unit and legal requirements for raw materials and supplier quality assurance are achieved, that quality, safety and risk evaluation systems are in place, monitored and corrective actions completed.


Role Accountabilities

Ensure that all raw material specifications are reviewed and risk assessed to the outlined frequency and that the raw material database is updated to reflect any changes

Ensure that all raw material specifications (for both NPD and current undergoing review) are validated by both Company and the supplier and held on file providing controlled access to the Technical team

Generate, maintain and update relevant raw material systems and databases liaising with Operations, Technical and NPD as appropriate

Manage factory raw material issues in a timely and effective manner

Provide Technical support in the escalation of corrective actions with suppliers where raw material requirements are not met

Ensure that all customer complaints in relation to raw materials are investigated satisfactorily and corrective actions are agreed and documented

Participate in Technical audits including customer and Group Technical ensuring all relevant raw material information is available and completed in the required timescale

Work closely with manager to ensure that all suppliers either existing to the business or a new supplier/material to be introduced into the business has full/current approval status

To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to heath, safety and the environment

The role would be perfect for an individual with the following:

Strong Raw Materials Experience

Experience liaising with major retailers



The ability to demonstrate your ability to hit the ground running, the role will be an initial 6 month contract, however if you are successful you will have the chance to stay with the company on a full time basis.

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