Senior Systems Technologist

£28000 - £34000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Helen Darnell
Contract Type
Full Time
A large FMCG food manufacturer in the North Wales area is currently seeking a Senior Systems Technologist to join their team. Reporting into the Group Technical Manager and with responsibility for two Specifications Technologists you will be a key member of the team providing technical, systems and compliance support to the business.

Senior Systems Technologist Responsibilities:
Responsible for ensuring completion of finished product specifications and accurate submission of specifications to customers via various on-line systems
Covering for Specification writer, in times of sickness, holidays and busy periods
Accountable for management of HACCP, BRC, IFS& customer COP systems
Management of the internal audit team
To develop and manage a rolling program of audits including QMS suppliers` premises, processes and working / management practices
Direct customer liaison with customers providing technical support
Close liaison with development and sales department personnel to provide technical support and ensure accurate recording and submission of specifications
Working alongside Specifications Administrator - Finished Product.
Continuously seek opportunities for cost reductions and / or quality improvements through application of professional knowledge.
Management of Nutritionals of finished products including the budget.
Challenge recall procedures and carry out mock recalls to customer COP
Management of product specifications in relation with other sites for inter-company products
Identify a Quality contact for customers in relation to raw material and finished products queries
Management of the third party analysis plan or due diligence testing program as agreed with customer.
Work with Product Development and the Manufacturing organisation supporting first production samples being sent to customers
Update customer product specifications
Management of raw material specifications in relation with other sites when the same raw material is used elsewhere within the group.

You will ideally be degree qualified, Specifications Technologist / Systems Technologist with experience working in an FMCG Food manufacturing environment. This role is focussed on all aspects of systems including BRC, Auditing and Retailer specifications.

The successful Senior Systems Technologist will have experience of working with mainstream UK retailers, knowledge of ISO 900:200 and HACCP along with Micro analysis and Allergens experience.

You will be numerate and computer literate, possess excellent presentation and communication skills and be able to work to strict deadlines. This role has 2 direct reports and therefore supervisory experience is essential.

Application via CV.

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