Product Quality Assistant - Food or Sports Science | Award-Winning Sports Nutrition Food Brand
Competitive Salary + Company Bonus Scheme (up to 15% of salary) + Benefits & Perks
Do you want to be part of the fastest growing success story in active nutrition? Do you have an academic background within Food Technology, Health & Nutrition or Sports Science? Perhaps you have worked for food manufacturer, or within a food production environment?
If so, we are offering an excellent Graduate / entry-level career opportunity to join our market leading team as a Product Quality Assistant.
Who we are
We are not only a shaker in terms of revenue (c£50 Million), but we are also shaking up the active nutrition sector. We are innovators. We are disruptors. We are game changers. If you want to help create and drive the soon to be the biggest success story in UK active nutrition, you need to join us. We want passionate risk takers. We want people that like to challenge our thinking. We want people that live and breathe digital and have a passion for health, fitness and sports.
We are at the start of an incredible journey, with a mission to move the business from a manufacturing-led retailer to a destination eCommerce brand for active nutrition. We need your help to do this…
The Product Quality Assistant Role:
+ Co-ordinate testing of raw materials when goods are received in the warehouse
+ Co-ordinate testing of finished products that are made within our production facility
+ Carrying out quality control checks e.g. packaging, labeling, weights, swabbing etc.
+ Auditing and monitoring hygiene and cleanliness in the manufacturing facility, ensuring a high level of procedure adherence at all times and reporting where necessary
+ Monitor storage conditions of any temperature sensitive products within the warehouse
+ Assist in the maintenance and preparation for audits (accreditations such as Soil Association Organic, The Halal Trust, Informed Sport, GMP)
+ Create of product documents (Certificates of Analysis, Certificate of Conformance, Product Specification)
+ Playing an active role in our product and quality team
+ Graduate in Sports/Science/Food Technology/Food Safety or similar degree
+ Scientific background/education and some experience within a lab (at university level or in a work environment)
+ Keen interest in sports nutrition, ideally using sports nutrition products themselves and/or a good understanding of the key products on the market
+ Confidence and an eye for detail
+ High levels of literacy and numeracy
+ Strong communication skills and a great team player
+ Any experience with food safety would be desirable
Working hours: 9am – 6pm
What you get in return:
+ Competitive Salary
+ Annual Company Bonus Scheme – up to 15%
+ Company discount scheme
+ Perk Box subscription with reduced price gym memberships, cinema tickets and free mobile phone insurance
+ Casual dress code
+ Career progression
Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Food Technologist, Sports Science Graduate, Sports Nutrition Graduate, Junior Food Quality Analyst, Food Technology,
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Head of Product.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.