NPD / TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Darlington, North east England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
17 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Interim

TEMPORARY VACANCY 6-12 MONTHS

NPD / TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR

JLM Global Foods is a snack manufacturer located in Darlington. We produce foods for a healthier lifestyle including a range of retailer and own branded products.

We require an administrator to work with the NPD and technical team. Hours of work will be 40 hours per week Monday – Friday. The role requires an eye for detail, strong analytical skills with an understanding of nutritionals, food labelling guidelines and knowledge of writing customer specifications would be desirable.

The role and key tasks include:

  • Working on New Product Development Briefs and making samples for customer requirements.
  • Maintaining and updating technical KPI’s including microbiological, environmental, complaints and other trends used for driving forward factory standards and quality.
  • Completing internal audits.
  • Writing quality attribute standards for raw materials and finished products. 
  • Keeping a record of nutritional information for all products and claims.
  • Completing additional product testing and trending.
  • Completing team briefing documents and training for the factory when required for product launches.
  • Recording factory trials and adding to internal critical path.
  • Writing internal and external specifications.
  • Working on projects.
  • Updating and creating factory work instructions.
  • Covering for the QA team members if required.
  • Detailing ongoing promotional activity and any changes to product specifications.   

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • Advantageous - A food science degree (can be graduating this year). Diploma or A levels in Food technology.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact well with others at all levels.
  • Exceptional report writing skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work calmly, whilst under pressure.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake training as part of his / her own role.
  • Ability to work overtime if required.

Please submit your CV and covering letter by clicking the apply button below.

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