Food Technologist

Competitive Salary
23 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, one of the UK’s leading Prepared Fresh Produce Manufacturers, is looking for a Food Technologist to provide skilled support to the Technical Department for their site based in Cambridgeshire.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Taking responsibility for Technical documentation working closely with internal departments and customers
  • Managing and reviewing finished product specifications, ensuring these are generated in approved formats for all customers including retailer portal based specifications
  • Managing and reviewing raw material specifications, liaising with suppliers to gather required or missing information
  • Taking responsibility for supplier approval, including maintenance of associated documentation and carrying out external supplier audits as necessary
  • Managing artwork coordination
  • Overseeing compliance of customer and industry standards through process control, training and auditing
  • Assisting in third party visits and audits, including BRC audits and participating in the company internal audit programme
  • Deputising for the Technical Manager

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Technical experience in the food manufacturing sector (ideally Fresh prepared produce) and detailed knowledge of food sector legislation to ensure compliance
  • Experience completing Major Retailer portal specifications
  • An understanding of technical systems including HACCP (qualification desirable) and BRC
  • Focussed and driven with strong organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Driving Licence – occasional travel to customer sites

The Company:

  • One of the UK’s leading prepared fresh produce manufacturers supplying major UK retailers
  • Preparing unique combinations of vegetables to customer requirements
  • Well invested, highly automated site

If you are interested, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4354 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.


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