Food Technologist

Location
Hertfordshire/London Home Counties
Salary
£25-35k
Posted
08 Oct 2019
Closes
08 Nov 2019
Ref
KA/11380
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you a Food Technologist looking for a new opportunity, where there is lots of scope to develop and evolve with the role?
Do you want a career working for a highly reputable and exciting company?

Main Responsibilities:
Maintain up to date product specification systems, liaising with suppliers to capture all required information and to review and approve specifications.
Generate all product specification supporting documentation including quality attribute sheets and retail labels.
Maintain up to date files of policies and procedures.
Provide reports as required to key stakeholders including procurement and food development.
Establish and develop relationships with internal stakeholders including procurement, food development, marketing, health and safety, operations and training.
Support the Technical Manager to run a regular product evaluation programme including organoleptic, analytical and microbiological assessment.
The role will support the Technical Manager to ensure all food safety, allergen and nutritional information, technical approval of ingredients and suppliers and product quality is safe guarded.  

Key Skills Required:
Minimum HNC (or equivalent) in Food or Bio Science related discipline.
Good current knowledge of food labelling legislation.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good level of numeracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work alone or as part of a team
Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
Personable and able to liaise with colleagues and suppliers’ technical teams.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
Proficient with web-based product specification and supplier management database systems.
 

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