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Food Technologist

b3 jobs
£27,000 - £35,000
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Quality Assurance, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Technologist

£27,000 to £35,000
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8647

The company

You will be working for an extremely successful and well-established business that is dedicated to supplying high quality, luxury products combined with exceptional service, enabling customers to both innovate and increase productivity without compromising on quality.

About the Food Technologist job

The purpose of your role will be to take responsibility for the technical integrity and legal obligations of the food supply aspects of the operation and driving continuous improvement.

Key tasks

  • Keep the quality manual and other food safety documents including HACCP up to date and to ensure the company meets with all current food legislation and maintain the company’s product & packaging specifications and labelling systems.
  • Support the successful completion of customer and third-party audits and visits and participate in the investigation of complaints, food safety close calls and trends ensuring effective preventive measures are arranged.
  • Challenge hygiene practices and standards with the aim of reducing food safety incidences and train relevant quality management procedures and personnel linked to food safety and supporting a quality culture.
  • Gather, calculate, and submit data for the company’s obligations under packaging waste regulations and EPR and maintain data.
  • To support and develop the technical department in conjunction with line manager.

About You

The successful candidate shall be an excellent multi-tasker with a technical or quality background within food manufacturing, and degree level education in related food sciences. The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and who thrives in a fast-paced role and environment, with a keen eye for detail and excellent numerical and analytical skills.

  • An understanding of the principles of GMP and Global Food Safety Initiatives and production processes, raw materials, allergens and finished products. Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel.
  • Motivated bright and willing to take on new challenges and possess a “can do” attitude and be solution focused.
  • Enthusiastic with a strong work ethic and keeps up to date with food legislative changes. Organised, methodical, with excellent administrative and strong communication skills.
  • Good relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders.

More details

The Food Technologist job is based in Berkshire and is paying £27,000 - £35,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday - Friday - Office Hours.

Alternate job titles

Specification Technologist | Specifications Writer | Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Officer | Food Technologist | Food Industry Specifications Jobs


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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