Food Technologist

Recruiter
Henderson Brown Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£23000 - £24500/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Technologist
Salary: Up to £24000
Location: Cambridgeshire

Our client is one of the leading players in fresh produce, specialising in fresh intensive products. As a result of continued growth it is looking to strengthen its team further by the appointment of a Technologist
The main focus of this role is to support the technical team in the delivery of safe and legal compliant food products to the customer. Scanning the legal horizon & advising the team is paramount whilst driving quality and integrity standards through specification review, audit consultation and conducting manufacturing audits nationwide.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
* Understand and help shape where possible our customers' technical/quality strategies
* Assist in setting agreed KPI's with our customer's and measure performance
* Keep our customers informed of future legislative changes and action accordingly
* Manage and conduct audits with suppliers
* Work closely with site/field Quality and Technical teams, ensuring correct decisions are being made in line with our customers' requirements.
* To conduct audits HACCP, process and implement any requirements
* To compile customer product specifications reviewing and updating them as required.
* Hold internal quality reviews based on customer requirements
* To support, investigate and follow up on customer complaints and resolve internally/externally as required.
* Assist where required with internal depot auditing to verify compliance

Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years' experience gained in the produce industry along with an understanding of food safety and quality. You will need to be customer focused with relevant qualifications, preferably formally trained in HACCP, self-motivated and with excellent attention to detail. This is a fast moving environment so you will need to cope well under pressure and thrive on a challenge.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters or call (Apply online only) for more information.
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