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Food Technologist

up to 35k

Hertfordshire

Centrally placed within the Technical Team working with various internal departments to safely onboard new and replacement products and suppliers.

As one of the leading providers to the UK foodservice industry, the business supplies over 3,000 different types of fresh produce and chilled foods from around the world to businesses across the UK. Known for their product quality, reliability, flexibility and exceptional customer service they supply many of the leading operators in the industry and are a trusted partner. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Safety, Quality and Legal review of all new products / suppliers
  • Procurement teams.
  • Maintaining appropriate and demonstrable product and supplier due diligence.
  • Proactively manage and plan seasonal changeovers to aim for a seamless transition.
  • Provide support to the technical team and the wider business by responding professionally to internal and external queries.
  • Conduct food technical research and source accurate information with minimal guidance andsupervision.
  • Support the technical team with additional project work and technical administrative tasks when required in support of the QMS, agreed customer and 3rd party standards.
 

Person Profile

  • A science-based degree graduate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of FIR, Food Allergens, Food Microbiology.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • A robust understanding of Food Safety.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

REF: W41511LS

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of liane.stockman@thepeopleco.com 

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Liane Stockman

Liane Stockman

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