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Food Technologist

Job Title: Food Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89590
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SOM.31831.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 22, 2012 15:41

Job Description

This premium major food retailer is looking to expand its Technical function. A business who are respected as market leaders when it comes to innovation, quality & locally sourced food where possible, this is a rare and fantastic opportunity for Food Technical experts. We are looking for 1 permanent and 1 temporary (12 month contract) Food Technologist. You will be responsible for your own product range or category within the portfolio, managing new and existing suppliers, auditing and ensuring that standards are the highest possible. You will have ultimate responsibility for product quality, safety and legality in line with the companys and industry guidelines. Input into the NPD process will feature, acting as a Product and Process expert for your customers internally and externally. Degree educated in food Science or a related discipline, your background will be the Food industry, ideally with experience of both manufacturing and retail. Specific product knowledge is open, however grocery and produce experience would be an advantage. Proven experience of BRC accreditation and QMS is essential along with strong communication and relationships management skills.