Food Technologist

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Technical
Location: Central Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

My client, a family run business is currently looking for a Technologist, with some experience, for this role in central Scotland

Is a key position within the business your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Manage & maintain the product development process as per the BRC Standard including the following:
Develop new products in line with customer & internal requests while improving existing products
Sample preparation, analysis & dispatch, maintain appropriate documentation
Shelf life evaluation on new & or amended products
Manage the scale-up of products from lab, to test batch and final production, ensuring product quality, safety & legality is maintained
Carry out and keep relevant documentation for factory trials
Liaise with the sales team & customers to ensure customer requests are met in a timely manner
Liaise with the purchasing department to source & evaluate the suitability of new products & materials
Preparation & documentation of taste panels & benchmarking on new or amended products
Preparation/ Documentation of sensory panels
Participation in HACCP updates
Participation in Yearly BRC, CLAS, Customer audits etc
Generating and Updating of specifications where required
Maintain & issue technical documentation as per the BRC Standard including the following:
Supplier Raw Material Specifications
Final Product Specifications
In order to be considered for this position, you will have experience in

Logging/responding to Customer Complaints
Maintenance of Non-conforming material documentation
Liaise with customers & suppliers to provide & maintain technical information
Appointed internal auditor – Carry out internal audits as the internal audit schedule
Provide cover in all aspects of the Technical Department Functions as required
Be qualified within a food related degree
Previous experience in a Technologist position
General administration duties with Technical Co-ordinator

PLEASE NOTE: Hours of work
Monday to Friday 7.00am – 3.30pm
OR
Tuesday to Friday 7.00am - 5.30pm
Meet your consultant
Matt Steedman
matt@drnewitt.com

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