Are you a solid Food Technologist with a varied background across multiple products?
Do you enjoy working closely with suppliers and developing excellent relationships with them?
Accountable for the quality and safety of all food and drink products
Primary contact for quality and supplier food safety related issues, improvements, and non-conformances.
Approve and maintain accurate product specifications, agreeing QASs with the development team.
Responsible for the selection and monitoring of food suppliers from a technical perspective, ensuring required accreditation is received, tracked, and maintained, and findings from audits and visits are addressed appropriately.
Manage all food complaints from customers and stores, working alongside suppliers and other teams to arrange a suitable solution and corrective action plan. Tracking and trending of complaints.
Attendance at factory trials/ first production runs of all NPD lines alongside the Food Development Manager and responsible for sign off product samples pre-launch.
Key Skills Required:
Educated to degree level in Food Science, or a similar subject/level.
You will have a minimum of 3 years within the food industry, either within factories, food service, or retail in a technical role with experience in chilled foods and/or bakery sweet/ savoury products.
You will be a detail focused individual with an eagerness to learn and to develop your career within the ever-evolving food retail environment.
To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake and lead projects; be an excellent communicator and will have a strong eye for detail as a focused individual, whilst prioritising your tasks to contribute to the wider business objectives.
HACCP minimum level 3 and Food Safety minimum level 2.
Auditing qualification and membership of IFST desirable.
If you are a highly motivated self-starter who is capable of hitting the ground running but looking for a new exciting challenge, then this is an amazing opportunity for you as this company offer excellent benefits.