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Senior Food Technologist

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9 Aug 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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Senior Food Technologist

Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8618

The company

Our client is seeking a talented individual to join a leading provider of premium quality products to food manufacturers, foodservice, and retailers throughout the UK. The business has undergone significant growth due to its dedication to exceptional customer service and high-quality products.

About the Senior Food Technologist job

The purpose of your role will be to guide on-site teams, ensuring they adhere to relevant standards, policies, and regulations and drive continuous improvement to relevant standards, policies, legislation, and regulations.

Key tasks

  • Deputise for the Technical Manager supporting their responsibilities and stepping in when needed, mentor and develop the Food Technologists within your department, helping them grow professionally.
  • Contribute to customer and third-party audits and ensure compliance with quality management procedures related to food safety and quality culture.
  • Participate in root cause analysis to identify and address underlying issues effectively. Complete customer forms, specifications, and other relevant documentation accurately and manage the quality manual and other food safety documents.
  • Manager supplier audits, packaging waste regulations, and license documentation.
  • Contribute to improving product safety, quality, and overall culture at both the group and site levels.

About You

The successful candidate should have a proven background of writing specifications within food manufacturing and possess a good knowledge of industry standards.

  • It is essential that the successful candidate demonstrates proficiency in writing specifications.
  • Ideally educated to degree level with a food science-relevant degree.
  • Possess leadership qualities with drive, ambition as well as the ability to challenge standards within all relevant departments.

More details

The Senior Food Technologist job is based in Maidenhead and is paying £45,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday office hours.

Alternate job titles

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



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!
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  • 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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