Food Technologist – 12 Month fixed term contract
Up to £39,000
Job ref: 8565
An exciting position has become available working for a successful and dynamic food business that manufactures high-end products.
They work closely with their customers to develop an innovative, great-tasting product range and have a great reputation for the supply of retailer brands, working very closely with the leading UK supermarkets and food manufacturers.
About the Food Technologist job - 12-month fixed term contract
Your role as Food Technologist will be to provide technical support by liaising regularly with both suppliers and customers on technical requirements.
- Compile product specifications, review and update as required. Assist in the development/maintenance of company policies in line with new legislation, customer requirements and company standards.
- Keep abreast of legislation to ensure company compliance and communicate any changes internally. Ensure new products are analysed according to customer requirements for nutrition and shelf life.
- Completion of Quality Attribute sheets and any other technical documentation required by the customer within the agreed timescale.
- Support customer complaint investigation.
- Attend customer visits on and off site when required.
- Good technical experience from the food manufacturing industry.
- Working knowledge of food raw material, packaging, and product specifications.
- Sound understanding of food law and labelling requirements and codes of practice relating to raw materials.
- Ideally qualified to a minimum of Level 2 Food Safety and HACCP.
- Computer literate and have excellent organisational skills.
- UK driving license is preferred due to site location.
The Food Technologist job is based in Berkshire and is paying up to £39,000 according to your experience. This is a 12-month fixed term contract.
The package includes a bonus scheme, 31 days holiday, Employee Assistance Programme, company and employee events, life assurance, pension and free / discounted products.
The working hours are office hours Monday to Friday.
Alternate job titles
Specification Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Technologist | Food Industry Specifications Jobs