Raw Materials Technologist

£24000 - £27000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Helen Darnell
Contract Type
Full Time

A blue chip FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Raw Materials Technologist to join the Quality Assurance team. Reporting to the QA Manager, the successful Raw Materials Technologist will be responsible for ensuring that customer, business unit and legal requirements for raw materials and supplier quality assurance are achieved, and that all required systems are in place, monitored and corrective actions completed.

The successful Raw Materials Technologist will have previous quality or technical experience within a fast paced food manufacturing. You will ideally have experience of auditing and checking raw materials to specification, conduction quality and risk assessment audits and relevant supplier assurance knowledge.

Responsibilities of the Raw Materials Technologist include:
Ensure that all raw material specifications are reviewed and risk assessed
Updating and review raw materials database
Ensure that all raw material specifications are validated appropriately
Generate, maintain and update relevant raw material systems and databases
Develop relationships with suppliers to ensure that all non conformances are actioned appropriately Provide Technical support in the escalation of corrective actions with suppliers where raw material requirements are not met
Ensure that all customer complaints in relation to raw materials are investigated satisfactorily and corrective actions are agreed and documented
Assist in the co-ordination of response to raw material related food safety alerts
Participate in Technical audits including
Assist with Supplier approval processes
Carry out microbiological, nutritional and chemical sampling as necessary
Generate customer finished product specifications as and when required.

Application via CV

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