Customer Technologist – Fresh Produce

Location
Site Based – Kent
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted
01 May 2018
Closes
01 Jun 2018
Ref
CE-JF004657FMJ
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Customer Technologist – Fresh Produce

Site Based – Kent

Competitive Salary + Benefits

One of our most premium and most prestigious clients is now looking to bring in a Customer Technologist to join a strong and well established team at their Kent based site. A leader in the prepared food industry, the business has just invested over £2m to redevelop part of their site in order to enhance production and drive the company into the second half of 2018.

As a Customer Technologist, you will be required to manage and deliver the technical agenda and build strong relationships with selected retail customers. You will also need to represent the company with customers and third parties from a technical perspective, and ensure there is relevant and adequate technical capability of the businesses premium, high care and ready-to-eat products.

Your main responsibilities will be customer relationship focussed, and you will ensure you are building strong a proactive ones with the retailer’s technical representatives. Representing the business in customer technical meetings, conferences, benchmarkings, visits, audits and other customer events will be an important part of the role, along with feeding back relevant information from these tasks.

  • Other aspects to this role include:
  • Monitoring and reporting on KPIs
  • New and existing product development
  • Quality Management
  • Effectively communicate workload
  • Working alongside the Customer Team

The right candidate for this role will need strong interpersonal skills, to have a flexible approach and be willing to adapt ways of working to support team requirements. You will have proven time management skills and will be accustomed to working with and meeting time critical deadlines.

To be considered for this role, please call James on 0113 205 4970, alternatively send your CV to james.fowler@ceselection.com

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