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Customer Technologist | Kent

Depending on experience
Closing date
27 Feb 2019

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Technical, Technologists, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you a customer facing technologist within fresh produce? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About our Client:
This business is an innovative growing client of MorePeople, they supply into the leading retailers here in the UK and abroad with a range of fruit products. The business has high quality standards and is keen to recruit a customer facing technologist to join the developing team.

About the Role:
In this role as Customer Technologist you will manage and deliver the technical agenda for a specific retail customer. You will represent the business with customers and third parties from a technical perspective. You will be involved in customer meetings, visits, audits, benchmarking. You will work closely with the team to drive NPD from a technical perspective.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will be a graduate in agriculture / horticulture / post harvest or food technology and have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a customer facing technical role, preferable in fresh produce / ready to eat environment, it will be advantageous if you have a HACCP, auditing and food safety qualification.

Minimum Requirements:
To be considered for this role you must have experience of working with UK retailers in a customer facing role, you must be a self-starter, and be able to work on your own initiative. You must have a UK driving licence and be prepared to travel within the UK and overseas. The business is fast paced and you will be required to meet the needs of the business as and when required.

Application Process:
If you meet the minimum requirements for this position please click on apply now.
Alternatively, to have a confidential discussion about the role please contact Luan on 01780 480 530 or quoting reference LH11074


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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