Food Technologist - Specifications
Job ref: 62238 | up to £35,000 + excellent benefits | South Central / Midlands
This role is working for a fast growing and profitable manufacturer which is a world-class leader within their market sector. Through constant creativity, they provide top quality, innovative products that deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction.
Reporting into the Head of Quality and Technical, your role will be to manage the Food Technology Department and provide technical support across all departments, particularly the Marketing and Sales teams, ensuring specifications are correct and maintaining the finished product specification system as well as liaising with external customers.
You will ensure that the company is kept up to date regarding food legislation as well as customer and company standards, driving continuous improvements across the function whilst assisting with the benchmarking and analysis of new products, ensuring technical compliance to specifications as well as nutritional and shelf life requirements and advise on legal, nutrition and labelling matters.
As well as a Food Science, Food Technology or other Science based qualification plus experience in a technical role, you will have a good understanding of creating and updating finished product specifications using various retailer systems (FIND, INSPIRE, TQC, ASPECT etc).
You will have knowledge of UK & EU Food Legislation, retailer codes of practice, ingredients, nutrition & factory process methods and HACCP. In addition, you should have strong communication, administration and organisation skills.
The Food Technologist job is based in the South Central / Midlands region and is paying up to £35,000.
The business provides excellent benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, holiday purchase scheme, pension scheme, healthcare plan, retailer discounts, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and free car parking.
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