Raw Material Technologist

b3 jobs
North West England
Highly competitive salary
Closing date
21 Sep 2020

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Raw Material Technologist

Job ref: 62652 | Highly competitive salary | North West

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to work for an international, blue-chip company who manufacture and supply their own internationally recognised branded products into major UK retailers. Throughout the years their products have shaped fascinating markets and continually delighted consumers through quality and innovation.

The job

As Raw Material Technologist, you will be responsible for selecting and approving raw materials and suppliers plus ensure the ongoing quality and suitability of all raw material ingredients used by the business.

  • Manage existing, new and alternative raw material providers
  • Maintain and develop the supplier management process
  • Carry out ongoing assessment of ingredients to ensure suitability and compliance
  • Ensure supplier products and systems reflect legislative requirements
  • Manage raw material quality issues through to resolution
  • Ensure all raw materials have up to date specifications
  • Maintain an annual supplier auditing schedule and ensure completion of supplier audits

Your experience

The Raw Material Technologist job would suit an enthusiastic and meticulous individual who wants to progress and develop in an international food manufacturing business.

You will ideally be educated to a degree / HND level in a food technology related discipline and possess solid experience in a food manufacturing technical role. Preferably with experience in supplier/raw material management.

You will have sound knowledge of food legislation, raw materials specifications and supplier approval processes, have fantastic attention to detail and be IT literate.

A full UK valid driving licence is required to carry out supplier auditing both nationwide and internationally. Company hire cars and all associated travel expenses are paid for.

More details

The Raw Material Technologist job is based in the North West region and is paying a highly competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. The company offer flexible hours to start/finish work earlier or later.

How to apply

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What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Specifications Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Compliance Jobs | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Industry Specifications Jobs | North West | Lancashire

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • United Kingdom
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