Junior Food Technologist

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
South Coast / South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
12 Feb 2019
Ref
Y5811
Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a forward thinking food business supplying major manufacturing customers with innovative premium branded products. They are now looking for a proactive and motivated individual to support their busy Technical team and help continue their success in the market place.

The Role

In this dynamic, hands-on role you’ll report to the Technical Manager and be responsible for:

· Compiling, reviewing and updating product specifications in line with food safety and quality requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

· Providing technical support across the department, acting as a first point of contact for suppliers and customers on technical requirements.

· Keeping up with the latest food legislation as well as customer and company standards, communicating any changes and driving continuous improvements.

· Assisting with the benchmarking and analysis of new products, ensuring technical compliance to specifications as well as nutritional and shelf life requirements.

The Candidate

Suit a Food Science or Technology graduate who has technical experience gained from working in a similar role in the food manufacturing industry, ideally within the retail sector. Essentially you’ll have a working knowledge of specification systems and a good understanding of the technical processes of product development from concept to launch. Strong methodical and problem solving skills along with close attention to detail are advantageous. You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organisation and project management skills in order to achieve success in this fast-paced role.

So if you have a passion for food quality and innovation and are ready to take on a technical challenge then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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