Technical Management Trainee

Longridge, Preston
£25,000 - £30,000
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Management Trainee

Location: Longridge

Salary £25, 000 - £30,000

The Company:

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses is a leading Speciality Farmhouse Cheesemaker and we are proud that our cheeses are found in the best retailers, restaurants and speciality outlets across the country. We are an energetic, effective team that encourages personal responsibility and ownership with a great respect for our family values. Our aim is to train you so as you could work anywhere in the industry but provide such a rewarding career you won’t want to leave


  • Work pro-actively with the NPD team to identify and launch new products ensuring all risks are assessed.
  • Ensure product and packaging meets technical and legal standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality standards are maintained and met on
    a daily basis.
  • Drive continuous improvements within quality, food safety and due diligence.
  • Develop and cascade key KPI information to raise awareness of important issues and monitor trends.
  • Manage production trials working with the operations teams to introduce new products and improve existing processes.
  • Control, maintain and develop product specifications.
  • Work with approved suppliers to improve the supply chain.

Skills / Experience:

  • Experience in a similar technical role within the food industry holding a food science qualification preferably to degree level.
  • Experience/qualification in food safety tools such as HACCP, risk assessment or crisis management.
  • Experience and knowledge of BRC.