Technical Specialist

City of Edinburgh
£competitive & Package
22 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Eden Scott are delighted to be supporting our client in the recruitment of a Technical Specialist. This is a new and exciting opportunity with an innovative FMCG company who supply to UK, European and International markets. We are looking to recruit an individual who has a strong passion for food innovation and who is looking to expand their Technical, Quality and NPD knowledge and skills whilst ensuring that all products manufactured by the company meet the safety, quality and legal requirements.


As Technical Specialist you will report to the General Manager/ CEO and be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining site HACCP plan and QMS
  • Conduct Internal, Customer and 3rd party audits
  • Maintain Technical Documentation
  • Provide Technical support on all Compliance & Legislation
  • Conduct Traceability exercises
  • Investigate Customer Complaints
  • Liaise and occasionally assist with production
  • Advise on general housekeeping, hygiene and food handling practices
  • Labelling Verification
  • Lead New Product Development including the research, analysis and scalability


The Candidate:

  • Have a strong passion for food innovation and drive to exceed expectations
  • Diligent with a strong attention to detail
  • Inquisitive with strong planning and organization skills
  • Excellent decision making & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible to meet business needs
  • Hand’s on with excellent interpersonal & communication skills


Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified
  • Previous experience within an FMCG organization
  • Knowledge of HACCP, BRC and retail audit requirements
  • Knowledge of food legislation standards


Application Process:

If you are interested in having an informal discussion to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Rosina Geraghty of Eden Scott directly on 0131 550 1137.

To apply please send a copy of your CV to

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