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Supplier Approval Technologist

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Dungannon, Mid-Ulster
£0k - £32k
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Graduate, Planning, Supply Chain, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job description: Supplier Approval Technologist

Launch Your Career in Food Safety & Quality: Supplier Approval Technologist (£30k-£32k)

Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for ensuring the highest food safety standards?

We're seeking a highly motivated Supplier Approval Technologist to join a leading innovator in the agri-food industry! This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in safeguarding product quality and upholding stringent safety regulations.

About the Role:

  • Location: Dungannon
  • Salary: £30k - £32k
  • Reporting to: Technical Manager

In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Supplier Approval Management: Overseeing all aspects of supplier approval documentation, ensuring its completeness, accuracy, and compliance with company standards.
  • Ingredient & Packaging Expertise: Maintaining and updating the ingredient/packaging matrix, and keeping track of crucial information for production and regulatory purposes.
  • Horizon Scanning & Risk Assessment: Staying ahead of the curve by reviewing and communicating emerging trends and potential risks (horizon scanning) in the food industry. You'll also conduct comprehensive risk assessments for all suppliers to proactively identify and mitigate potential issues.
  • Customer Specification Support: Assisting with updating and maintaining customer specifications, ensuring alignment with evolving requirements and market demands.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Communication & Collaboration: You're a confident, proactive individual with excellent communication skills. You possess the ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers and customers.
  • Food Science Expertise: Holding a Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) in a food-related discipline is essential. A strong understanding of food safety and quality principles is highly desirable, with experience in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector a significant advantage.
  • Technical Skills & Attention to Detail: You're proficient in Microsoft Excel, utilizing it for data analysis and record-keeping. A meticulous eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy are paramount in this role.
  • Organization & Time Management: You demonstrate exceptional organizational skills, effectively prioritizing your workload and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within a fast-paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to launch your career in a dynamic and innovative company that prioritizes food safety and quality. You'll gain valuable experience working within the agri-food industry, contributing to the success of a growing organization.

If you're a passionate individual who thrives in a collaborative environment and enjoys working with a purpose, we encourage you to apply!

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call John on (phone number removed) for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: John Small

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage.

Thanks for applying.


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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