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Food Technologist

The People Co. / Assure Jobs
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client has been providing quality products to consumers, sourced from regions of the United Kingdom and around the globe, and is very highly regarded amongst the retail community. The key to their success can be attributed to the winning combination of industry knowledge and experience coupled with continuous innovation to meet future customer trends and demands.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure there is adequate provision of technical support to the factory and wider team to ensure compliance with BRC & Customer requirements
  • Ensuring relevant paperwork and administration are completed to required standards
  • Manage and investigate process and product non-conformance’s and communicate to wider teams
  • Manage and support the creation and maintenance of customer quality contracts and QAS
  • Support the Technical department in management of the QMS and BRC certification
  • Be part of the site Auditing team
  • Monitor all legal requirements and current legislation for food handling and packing and ensure these are met within specifications
  • Production of monthly technical reports in line with customer requirements
  • Management of raw material and packaging supplier specifications in line with company QMS requirements
  • Producing and maintaining key retail and foodservice customer specifications, and general technical requirements via the customer web based or paper system for both new and existing products

The Candidate

  • Food Technology background or qualification preferred
  • Experience of working with specifications – all major retailers
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Good customer skills
  • Good eye for detail with strong IT skills
  • Self-motivated, with good problem-solving skills
  • Goal oriented with the ability to achieve targets and timescales
  • Passion and enthusiasm for doing a great job
  • Strong planning and organisational skills



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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