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Food Technologist - 12 month fixed term contract

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Up to £39,000
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Technologist – 12 Month fixed term contract

Up to £39,000
‎Food manufacturing
‎Job ref: 8565

The company

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.

Key tasks:

  • 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.

About You

  • 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.

More details

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






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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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