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Food Technologist

Zest Recruitment
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Zest is partnered with a rapidly expanding company that has witnessed significant growth and development over the past few years. They are a leading player in the Food and Drink industry, and their commitment to quality and innovation has earned a solid reputation in the market. As they continue to expand the Technical team, they are seeking a talented and motivated Technical Technologist to join the dynamic team.

They are in search of a Food Technologist to play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and safety of their food and drink products. While experience with ambient and chilled products is advantageous, it is not mandatory. The Technical Technologist will collaborate with both UK and international suppliers, working towards maintaining compliance with BRC standards, HACCP guidelines, and technical specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with UK and international suppliers to maintain and enhance product quality and safety.
- Ensure strict compliance with BRC standards, HACCP guidelines, and technical specifications.
- Conduct supplier audits to evaluate performance and adherence to quality standards.
- Actively contribute to continuous improvement in our quality control processes.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams to address and resolve technical issues.
- Participate in the development of new products and processes.
- Provide technical support and guidance to internal teams.

Qualifications and Experience:

- Prior experience in a technical role within the food and drink industry is highly beneficial.
- Knowledge of ambient and chilled products is an advantage but not mandatory.
- Strong familiarity with BRC standards and HACCP principles.
- Experience in supplier management is highly desired.
- Proficiency in creating and interpreting technical specifications.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

What is on offer?

Our client is renowned for our commitment to the professional development of our employees. We offer comprehensive training opportunities, both internally and externally, to accelerate your growth in your career. Joining our team means becoming part of a thriving and innovative environment with abundant prospects for personal and professional advancement.


£30,000-40,000 dependent on qualifications and previous experience.

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar position within food production. If you feel this exceptional opportunity is for you and you meet the above criteria then click apply and send us an updated copy of your CV - alternatively you can send through your C.V to or phone 01780 483 999.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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