Food Technologist

Recruiter
Iceland
Location
Cheshire
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here at Iceland we have a fantastic opportunity for a Food Technologist to join our Technical team within our head office in Deeside. The Food Technologist vacancy is a fantastic opening for the right candidate to develop in a fast-paced environment, safeguarding the quality of our Iceland product through the management of our supply base and by ensuring compliance to food safety and legal standards.

The role involves supplier approval, attendance at first production runs and ensuring that suppliers comply with policy, as well as working with our buyers and our NPD team to drive innovation and continuous product improvement. Your time will be divided between our Head Office in Deeside and the supply base throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

No two days are ever the same. There is no shortage of a challenge. This is a real gem of an opportunity and we are looking for the right candidate with the below skills and experience…

Experience and skills:

  • High care/risk technical team experience
  • Competent in HACCP
  • Experienced auditor with in-depth knowledge of BRC Global Standards for Food Safety.

Personal Profile:

  • Food-related degree
  • Strong technical core principles, with a commercial outlook
  • Ability to both work alone and as part of a team
  • Desire to travel
  • Can do attitude and a solutions-focus

Here at Iceland we offer a very competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package, we provide 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday, free parking on site, 10% store discount, 30% club individual restaurant discount, a highly subsidised restaurant on site along with a subsidised costa.

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