Lead Food Technologist

Central Scotland
c. £23,000
05 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Food Technologist

Job ref: 60719 | c. £23,000 | Central Scotland

The company

A position has arisen for a Lead Food Technologist working for a traditional and family owned business which produces high quality, great tasting products which can be found on the shelves of the major UK retailers as well as specialist establishments.

The job

When it comes to product safety and stability, the company depend on the dedication and knowledge of their Lead Food Technologists and talented technical team. They have an excellent opportunity for a detail oriented and driven Lead Food Technologist, who is meticulous and eager to make food special. You will accountable for areas such as micro analysis, pest control, managing customer complaints, specifications approval including raw material and packaging, pack copy creation and artwork approval, monitoring traceability systems and answering customer queries. You will also troubleshoot non-conformances through to root cause analysis, recommend preventative actions and play an active role in the continuous improvement team.

Your experience

To be considered for the Lead Food Technologist, you will ideally be educated to a degree standard in a food science discipline and have good experience in a related technical role in the food manufacturing industry. You will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of HACCP, BRC standards, supplier auditing and continuous improvement. You will have high attention to detail, have the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment plus have proficient IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

More details

The Lead Food Technologist job is based in the Central Scotland region and is paying c. £23,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Emily Snaith, emily@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 60719.

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