CPA Recruitment - Technical Jobs

Food Technologist

Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£attractive + car
Posted
27 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
FMW38558
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Food Technologist

Joining the Technical and Regulatory team, you’ll be using your expertise to ensure own brand food products are safe and legal and the products are in accordance with businesses standards, specifications and policies.

You will focus on compliance issues on existing products but also support commercial colleagues in new product development teams as required to help deliver factory-ready recipes. Keeping up with ever-changing regulations will be an essential part of your job.

 
Key Accountabilities

  • Work with suppliers and internal stakeholders on quality issues for existing and new products
  • Manage the safety, legality and quality of own brand products produced
  • Modify existing products and processes and develop new ones in order to improve quality and compliance
  • Check and improve safety and quality control procedures in our own and suppliers' factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product
  • Select raw materials and other ingredients from suppliers
  • Audit suppliers or manage internal audits
  • Support new product development teams, as needed on trials of new products
  • Deal with any customer complaint investigations or product issues
  • Compile, check and approve product specifications and labelling
  • Undertake long-term projects with other departments, such as reducing waste by improving efficiency
  • Work on packaging innovation and technology
  • Build relationships with suppliers

Person Profile

  • Food Science related degree or equivalent
  • Food Labelling and Packaging experience
  • Auditing experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • People and team working skills
  • A flexible approach to working
  • Numeracy and problem-solving skills
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • An awareness of the consumer market for your category

FMW38558

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