Raw Materials Technologist, Food Manufacturing, Manchester
f you are working in Food manufacturing and have a passion for Raw Materials / Technical / Quality roles in the industry and are looking for that next step forward, this could be the job for you...
This is a great opportunity to continue to develop your career in a technical function within Raw Materials with a business that can offer you variety in your role, keep you challenged and on your toes and allow you to grow and develop your career within the business. The site is very stable and is continuing to grow with investment from the wider group. It has a reputation for promoting candidates internally and offering lots of career development and training.
As a Raw Materials Technologist you will report to a QA Manager and will ensure all legal requirements for raw materials and supplier quality assurance are met. The site manufactures over 100 different products, and with this comes a lot of different food ingredients! So you will be responsible for day to day checks on all raw materials specifications, this will include risk assessments and documenting information on the database. You will also ensure that the raw material specifications are validated for both existing products and NPD and are held on file with easy access to all. You will need to be an excellent communicator as you will liaise with multi-disciplinary teams across production and technical during busy times to check and collate information for specifications. You will also draw upon this skill to build strong relationships with suppliers over the phone and on email to ensure any non conformances are followed up quickly and efficiently and corrective actions are taken. It will be your responsibility to review supplier supplier performance ongoing and trend and monitor this to report back to the business.
Other responsibilities include investigation of customer complaints, participation in technical audits, microbiological, nutritional and chemical sampling, and approval of new suppliers. There may also be some requirement for you to support the customer specifications team on an ad hoc basis.
If you are of graduate calibre in food technology or related field and have some experience of working with raw materials in the food manufacturing industry we would love to hear from you. We are able to move forward quickly so please apply today!
REF. ZEG13477 By Zoe Gmaj
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