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Technical Officer (Interim)

Linlithgow, West Lothian
£25,000 - £30,000
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Campbells Prime Meat Ltd - Linlithgow

Interim Technical Officer

Campbells Prime Meat Ltd is Scotland’s leading fish, meat and delicatessen supplier to hotels and restaurants.  We have an interim vacancy in our technical department for a Technical Officer.

This role would be suitable for a recent graduate or someone with some experience in a technical role within the food industry.

  • Degree Qualification in Food Science would be preferable but is not essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Good  IT skills especially in word and excel.

Duties and responsibilities for this role will include –

  • Responsible for organising and logging samples for micro and chemical analysis.
  • Co-coordinating and managing the results and closing off any micro and chemical non-conformances.
  • Creating trend analysis on micro results for management meetings.
  • Shelf life validation and completing the shelf life graphs.
  • Coordination organoleptic shelf life.
  • Investigating and closing off customer complaints and non-conformances.
  • Participation in technical audits and traceability exercises.
  • Actively involved in Fabrication and GMP audits on a weekly basis.
  • Complete internal audits when scheduled.
  • Glass Risk Assessments checked and amended.
  • Collate and check paperwork relating to daily factory quality systems and scanning the signed paperwork onto Laserfiche.
  • Help the department prepare for BRCgs version 9, QMS, Red tractor and customer audits. Carry out other additional work when required in the technical team.

We are a friendly technical team that make ourselves approachable to the rest of factory to help improve technical issues on the factory floor. We are an AA BRCgs factory for the last four years. An opportunity for training will be given internally and externally.

This is a role that could last 12 - 15 months and an immediate start is offered. Salary is negotiable, depending on experience. This role involves working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Please note that own transport is required, due to our location.

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