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Quality Technologist

Job Title: Quality Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94327
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.04535.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 22, 2013 18:56

Job Description

A rapidly growing, award winning retailer who is committed to delivering an ever improving customer shopping experience is looking for a Quality Technologist to join their food technical team. The role will be a diverse one and play a pivotal role in delivering the quality agenda and responding to quality related issues. Responsibilities will include: * Conducting factory audits and visits to ensure compliance with standards and policies. * Working with suppliers on resolution of quality issues. * Working in conjunction with the operational teams to develop solutions to issues whilst maintaining food safety. * Reviewing standard operating procedures and quality standards. * Assisting the training team with food safety related training. * Trending complaints and other non-conformances and acting on these in a timely manner. Required knowledge, Skills and Experience: * Degree / Diploma in Food Technology or similar discipline or equivalent industry experience. * HACCP qualified. * Internal auditor qualified. * Advanced food hygiene. * Proven experience in a manufacturing environment. * Proficient in Microsoft Office packages and web-based systems. * Intermediate micro skills to interpret shelf life testing and hygiene standards results; able to identify and escalate problem results. * Full UK driving licence or equivalent. * Flexibility in location and time of working day. * Excellent communication skills. This is a great opportunity for an experienced food technical or quality professional to join a leading UK retailer and to be part of a team which delivers exceptional service to a continually increasing customer base. If you have the skills and experience required then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.