Supplier Specifications Technologist

North West England
up to £28,000
28 Nov 2016
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Supplier Specifications Technologist

Job ref: 60774 | up to £28,000 | North West

The company

Our client is a well-established chilled manufacturer who produce both own brand and retailer products which are supplied into the major UK multiples. With a brand new manufacturing unit, the business has undergone rapid growth and success with more exciting expansion plans on the way.

The job

The purpose of the Supplier Specifications Technologist is to assist the Supplier & Compliance Manager in implementing a robust raw material approval process. In addition to this, you will work closely with NPD, technical services and other departments to ensure both new and contingency raw materials are properly vetted and assessed to ensure ongoing safety and compliance. You will develop and agree raw material specifications with suppliers, assist in quality checks of first new material deliveries to ensure robust QAS’ are signed off, complete and review raw material risk assessments, lead the development of contingency raw materials and facilitate factory trials, attend first production runs at supplier manufacturing sites, assist in investigations for raw material issues during the submission and sign off stage, work with the NPD department to agree raw material tolerances and also ensure raw materials comply with factory microbiological standards.

Your experience

You will ideally be educated to a degree level or equivalent within in a food technology or science related discipline and possess solid experience in a related technical/compliance related role in the food production industry. You will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of food safety, BRC v7 and HACCP together with working knowledge of raw material specifications and basic auditing experience. A full UK driving licence is also required together with the ability to travel (UK & Europe). Knowledge of SAP and Interspace would also be advantageous

More details

The Supplier Specifications Technologist job is based in the North West region and is paying up to £28,000 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, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 60774.

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