Food Technologist - Technical

Salary: £26K
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
•Hold a driver’s licence
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Matt Steedman
matt@drnewitt.com

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