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Food Technologist

Employer
The People Co. / Assure Jobs
Location
Surrey
Salary
£30k-£40k + benefits
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Graduate, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Technologist 

Southern Home Counties

Up to £30-£40k + benefits

Fast growing and highly successful, our client prides themselves in being a leading supplier of a broad range of grocery products to the major UK retail market. The business works with suppliers in more than 20 countries and has direct relationships with a number of the major UK retailers. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and rapidly growing food business with an outstanding reputation for customer service and quality products as well as offering rewarding training and personal development options.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Direct interface with major retail customers managing all aspects of product integrity from technical enquiries to product launches
  • Completing technical specifications and offering technical service support
  • Product sampling and benchmarking
  • Project management from NPD to product launch 
  • Packaging development and approval
  • Supplier management and factory auditing
  • Awareness of retailer requirements and legislation changes

Person Profile:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Great attitude and mind set, with attention to detail
  • Educated to a degree level in a food related degree
  • Experience within the food industry
  • Experience of writing specifications
  • Knowledge of HACCP and BRC
  • Knowledge of retailer systems

Company

Assure.

Regulatory, food safety and quality assurance teams are the industry’s gatekeepers, making sure nothing leaves without meeting the required standard. They fulfil an important role in safeguarding product integrity and protecting the reputation of a brand, by ensuring that product is safe, authentic and legal. Within our Assure division, we understand the very specific skillsets required for these vitally important roles. From quality assurance technologists, technical managers and food safety managers to heads of regulatory affairs, our People can help.

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