Product Information Specialist - Food Science

12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Information Specialist - Food Science
Based in Somercotes, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

One of the world's leading manufacturers of food products is currently looking to recruit a Product Information Specialist in their UK office in Somercotes, Derbyshire. Offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits this is a great chance to join a forward thinking and truly global business.

The Role
As a member of the Product Information team, reporting to the Team Leader your responsibilities will include
o Playing a key role in generating product specifications for customers, ensuring that customer/retailer expectations are met
o Handling changing and ever increasing level of information required for specifications and product information
o Meeting short and changing deadlines, consistent with the company policy
o Responding to customer technical enquiries by email/phone on a daily basis
o Handling increasing level of customer demands for information required for specifications and product information.
o Interpretation and maintenance of product and raw material data within the Database to ensure the smooth functioning of the Quality department.

The Candidate
The role will suit a degree-educated individual in a related Science subject (preferably Nutrition or Food Science), while previous experience within a Food / Manufacturing / Quality Assurance environment would be an advantage. You will be a well organised individual with strong attention to detail and a good sense of initiative.

You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the focus and drive to ensure customer satisfaction as well as maintaining excellent internal relationships. A good telephone manner and excellent communication skills will also be essential. Good IT skills will be required, Word and Excel in particular.

The Company
Operating globally, the company develop, manufacture and sell food ingredients, including dry seasonings, sauces and coatings systems, and supply a portfolio of major food manufacturers.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Food Science Graduate, Nutrition Graduate, Quality Assurance Assistant, Technical Customer Support, QA Assistant, NPD, Food Scientist, Food Technologist.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in: Alfreton, Derby, Derbyshire, East Midlands, Nottingham, Chesterfield, Ripley, Mansfield, Belper, Matlock, Sutton in Ashfield.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.

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