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.
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
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