Raw Materials Ingredient Manager
This is an amazing opportunity to join an innovative food brand who supply a range of premium products to the UK retailers. Internationally recognised for their high quality products, they are now looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Quality Manager who has the technical know-how to ensure the quality, safety, legal and industry standard compliance of all operations related to ingredients across product life cycle.
Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, you will oversee this thriving team where you’ll be responsible for all aspects of raw materials from risk assessment to supplier approval. This will include supporting NPD and Operations with sourcing and selecting new ingredients by conducting quality due-diligence and validation. You’ll be accountable for ensuring raw materials are signed off whilst measuring all quality, food safety and technical elements against retailer, supplier and company requirements. Working closely with suppliers to ensure specifications are met in line with customer launch deadlines and to identify risks, opportunities for improvement, implementing preventative measures throughout the manufacturing process.
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Raw Materials Ingredient Manager with a food science related qualification and Technical experience within a chilled food or raw materials manufacturing environment. You’ll have excellent organisation and project management skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines in order to achieve successful product launches. Your communication skills will be second to none as you’ll be in frequent liaison with internal teams at all management levels as well as external suppliers. Good computer literacy including competency with Excel and database packages is essential and the ability to work effectively within a team as well as on your own initiative is a must too.
If you have a passion for all things food and the drive to make a difference within a fast paced team then this could be the one for you. Apply now or contact us on 0345 2600 737 for more information.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.