Food Technologist

Kent Foods Ltd
Office based Glasgow
Closing date
9 Dec 2018

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Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Food Technologist – Office based Glasgow

Kent Foods Ltd is a successful and major supplier of ingredients to the food manufacturing industry.

We are looking to expand our dedicated technical team, you will be responsible for maintaining specifications for our food ingredient range for both our customers and suppliers and controlling some NPD projects with customers. You will work in a close team in a fast paced environment, with the ability to gain experience in a wide variety of technical functions (HACCP, Risk Assessments, and Internal Audits).

This will include:

  • Completing customer questionnaires, and requesting documentation from suppliers, as well as updating the Company’s QMS with technical information.
  • Assist in maintaining the supplier approval system and maintaining the supplier database,
  • Ensuring that all raw material and third party product specs and HACCP are always on the system, updated, accurate and approved.
  • Assist in developing all parts of the QMS systems, including the implementation of BRC requirements.
  • Supplier complaint coordination and completion
  • Coordination and support of trace documentation and exercises
  • To assist the Technical Manager in specific projects and prepare any information required by customers.
  • Assist in maintaining our BRC for Storage and Distribution accreditation.              
  • Assist the Technical Manager in dealing with queries and complaints relating to technical and quality matters.
  • Work in conjunction with the commercial team to monitor and update NPD projects


  • IT skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Internet
  • An ability to type at a fast pace with high levels of accuracy
  • Time management and an ability to plan and organise own workload
  • The applicant should have experience in food industry and preferably have an understanding of HACCP and food safety standards such as BRC.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a warm welcoming manner
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work under pressure and use initiative

The position offers a competitive salary.

In the first instance please submit you C.V by clicking the apply button below.

Kent Foods is a well established independent company supplying food ingredients to the manufacturing and foodservice industries.

Established in 1992, we have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of ingredients to a broad spectrum of customers from artisan bakeries to multinational food companies.

Though predominately focused on the UK, we now supply and distribute to customers on a Europe wide basis and beyond.

Our success is based on meeting the everyday needs of our customers, ensuring;

The right products
The right quality
At the right price

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