Nutritional Technologist

Newark, Nottinghamshire
£19,000 - £23,000
17 Apr 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nutritional Technologist    

Location Newark - Nottinghamshire

Contract Type Permanent - Full Time    

Job Description

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is looking to recruit a Nutritional Technologist to assist in the defining and validation of the back of pack nutritional data.

You will be responsible for:

  • Maintain the Nutrition databases with live raw material, sub recipe and finished product data in line with launches and delists          
  • Coordinate samples to the lab for testing, plot results onto trackers and present results for authorisation ensuring critical path is met          
  • Maintain the site nutritional verification schedule as per retailer requirements and ensure that samples are tested in line with the schedule and publish monthly KPI’s          
  • Coordinate retest samples, factory paperwork and process audits for out of specification results, present findings and draft responses for authorisation within timescales set          
  • Maintain invoice log and track lab costs against budget.  Ensure invoices are closed out on time and chase up any queries          
  • Maintain the out of specification log report and trend and publish monthly KPI’s          
  • Maintain customer category detail including year on year comparisons against sales volumes          
  • Aid in the completion of finished product specifications to meet the critical path and/or customer requirements ensuring right first time as required          
  • Aid in the review and completion of finished product artwork checks to ensure the finished product critical path is met          
  • Other administrative duties to support the technical team when required

It is essential that you have:-

  • Great administration skills with a sharp eye for detail and a head for numbers          
  • Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, both verbal and written          
  • The ability to analyse information and accurately record or report in a clear and competent manner          
  • Good IT Skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint         
  • Problem solving skills          
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team          
  • Have a flexible business approach to the role and the hours required as dictated by the business needs          
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver to tight deadlines under pressure

Ideally with a Degree / HND or equivalent in a relevant subject and/or experience in a food related role, you must be able to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.

In return you will receive a Salary up to £23,000 plus pension.


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