South East England
Competitive salary
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Officer

South East

Competitive salary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Officer to join a growing food business based in the South East. This role has been created due to a recent restructure within the business. Ideally you will need to have experience working within a technical role within the food industry a customer facing role and have knowledge of retail systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compile customer product specifications and review and update them as required.
  • Provide technical support to the company and all customers
  • Assist in the development/maintenance of company policies in line with new legislation, customer requirements or company standards.
  • Assist in the benchmarking of products to ensure Technical Compliance to specification.
  • Completion of Quality Attribute sheets and any other Technical documentation required by the customer.
  • Assist in the update and maintenance of internal database, Unity, to ensure Technical information is available for all products.
  • Investigate customer complaints and complete monthly complaint KPI report.
  • Attend and assist with development, preproduction trials and launches.
  • Manage objectives set by the Technical Manager and ensure completion within the timescales provided.
  • Adhere to all company rules and procedures, paying particular attention to health and safety.

Key Requirements

  • Background in a food related qualification.
  • Technical experience in the food industry, a minimum of two years.
  • Working knowledge of retail specification systems.
  • Understanding of Technical process from concept to launch.
  • Up to date knowledge of food legislation.