Food Technologist

Buxton, Derbyshire
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Food Technologist - Full Time

Bradburys is a leading UK food business and has been providing quality cheese to consumers, sourced from regions of the United Kingdom and around the globe, and is very highly regarded amongst the retail and foodservice community. The key to our success can be attributed to the winning combination of industry knowledge and experience coupled with continuous innovation to meet future customer trends and demands.

We require an additional candidate for the role of Food Technologist. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the Technical and Quality Team to provide a high level of accuracy and information for customers through working with suppliers and various internal stakeholders to deliver the process, paperwork and also face to face interaction.

This role will also interchange across different parts of the Technical Team to help support and develop the skills required to

The role

Key responsibilities:

  • Producing and maintaining key retail and foodservice customer specifications, and general technical requirements via the customer web based or paper system for both new and existing products.
  • Support the quality department in management of the QMS and BRC certification
  • Monitor all legal requirements and current legislation for food handling and packing and ensure these are met within specifications
  • Meeting customer technical standards and compliance
  • Production of monthly technical reports in line with customer requirements.
  • Management of raw material and packaging supplier specifications in line with company QMS requirements.
  • To facilitate and co-ordinate the company new product development process and manage the new line form from a technical perspective.
  • Keeping the business informed of policy and procedural changes from each of the customers, and facilitating the implementation of these changes.
  • To support optimum standards of hygiene & housekeeping and health & safety
  • Ensuring relevant paperwork and administration are completed to required standards.

The Candidate

  • Food Technology background or qualification preferred
  • Experience of working with specifications – all major retailers
  • High level of verbal and numeric reasoning
  • Ability to interpret data and take action accordingly
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively under challenging conditions
  • Good customer skills
  • Good eye for detail with strong IT skills
  • Self-motivated, with good problem solving skills
  • Goal oriented with the ability to achieve targets and timescales.
  • Tenacious and tough minded
  • Passion and enthusiasm for doing a great job
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Able to promote and implement positive improvement and change
  • A strong confident decision maker, taking responsibility for actions.

Creating the Future

So we’d love you to apply but think carefully as this role is critical, our expectations of you are like none other but if you are as excited as us about changing the future then go for it.

Good Luck….

No agencies need to apply for this role


Challenging, creative, passionate, crusading, courageous, and innovative – How do we achieve all of this? Because our business has been around for almost 130 years and our experience has resulted in us becoming the leading independent speciality cheese business in the UK, providing award winning cheeses to customers in the UK and across the globe.
As an industry leader we pride ourselves on our ability to bring fantastic products to market, in understanding the consumer and our excellent relationships with our customers.  Our plan is simple, to be the most inspiring cheese business in the UK – How? By attracting only the very best people, those who are remembered, who are creative and deliver innovative solutions to their customers, inspiring our customers with our passion for cheese and creating long lasting partnerships.  We attract ‘goal scorers’, team players who can transform a team from average to outstanding with a huge amount of honesty and trust. We operate with guidelines not tramlines, translating thoughts into actions, creating solutions, and taking risks while working with a high level of integrity.
We want you to challenge opinion, create what hasn’t yet been created and take products to customers that they didn’t know they wanted, only to realise they can’t live without them.  As the largest privately owned cheese business in the UK there is genuine opportunity to make a difference, there are no ceilings, no locked doors and the flat management structure means that anything (within reason) is possible.

We have achieved this enviable position through responding creatively to the needs of our customers and flexing our approach as times and fashions change.  With premises in Buxton, we are well positioned for all our customers and with a recent investment in new premises, offer state of the art manufacturing while remaining true to our roots.

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