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Food Technologist

West Midlands
£25,000-£33,000 dependent on experience
18 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
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

REF: FMW38118


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