CPA Recruitment - Technical Jobs

Food Technologist

West Midlands
£25,000-£35,000 dependent on experience
20 Aug 2018
24 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role Overview

A successful manufacturer supplying major retailers, is offering a fantastic opportunity for a Food Technologist.


Main Responsibilities

Responsible for all technical & quality matters relating to the products manufactured and packed by  the company, with reference to ensuring that the products meet both the customer’s specifications and the relevant legal requirements.

Liaise with other Food Technologist and New Product developers from all customers.

Advise the Production Manager on ensuring that the requirements on food safety and quality are fully met by ensuring compliance with the HACCP documentation and its procedures.

Ensure the quality manual is current, and to control all documentation relating to the quality system and the manufacturing process.

Co-ordinate third parties audits when and if required and ensure that all corrective actions are effective within the appropriate time scale.

Ensure the internal audit schedule is maintained and devise corrective actions where necessary.

Document all non-conformances and ensure they are handled in a suitable manner, investigate any trends, and challenge corrective actions.

Assist in creating and developing new products, including all paperwork associated with new products to include HACCP, raw material and final product specifications, final product standards.

Ensuring compliance with both BRC and Major Retailer manufacturing standards across the business.


Personal Profile

Degree level (or equivalent) qualifications in a food science discipline.

Food industry experience and HACCP required.

Food Safety Auditing Experience desirable.

High Care environment experience desirable.

Experience in M&S Codes of Practices desirable.

Product background in dairy related products highly desirable.

Good communication skills for dealing with suppliers and customers

Highly organized and self-motivated Benefits

Continued investment in people and plant give scope for career enhancement and excellent prospects.



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