Greencore Group

Group Raw Material Technologist (Maternity Cover)

08 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Ms Holly Healey
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We are currently recruiting for a Raw Materials Technologist on a 12 month FTC  to join our team in Chesterfield. This role is a key position to the team which will  help deliver a coordinated technical approach to material management by supporting the site teams in  ensuring that all raw materials and packaging solutions are safe and conform to all relevant specification, legislation and customer requirements.

Main responsibilities
  • Facilitate supplier change management including supplier technical compliance, supplier contingency planning and internal Greencore site support in order to drive improved food safety and quality
  • Help and support sites with supplier performance, monitoring, KPI generation and tracking in order to improve performance with regards to retailer requirements, food safety and quality
  • Work with and support the Group Subject Matter Experts in delivery of improved supply chain efficiencies and complexity reduction within the supply base to improve visibility and reduce risk for Greencore Group
  • Work with the Purchasing and Group SME’s to identify, share & communicate best practice with internal & external stakeholders in order to deliver overall competitive advantage
  • Work in partnership with suppliers to improve communication networks, support development and provide overall technical & commercial advantage for the Group
Ideal candidate
  • Degree calibre – Relevant Food Science or Food Technology qualification
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Level 4 or equivalent 
  • Level 3 Haccp certified and Level 2 Health & safety 
  • Sensory Level 2
  • Microbiological training – Level 3
  • Practical knowledge of allergen management
  • Demonstrable experience at Technologist level of working with retailers, expertise in interpretation of customer codes of practice and competent use of customer technical databases
About the company

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. 

We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or for more information on this)