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Technical Services Technologist

£26,000 to £30,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Our client, a fast-growing Chilled Food Manufacturer based in Nottinghamshire, is looking for a Technical Services Technologist to join their Technical Team. The successful candidate will generate and maintain finished product specifications for their diverse range of customers and work with colleagues and customers to respond to and address related queries.

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

Ensuring finished product specifications are generated to agreed timescales in approved formats for all customers, including retailer-based specifications, ensuring compliance with customer requirements and relevant legislation

Completion of all technical information requested by customers to ensure legal compliance on internal and external systems, challenging and maintaining the technical information on finished product specifications

Ensuring timely review of all finished product specifications

Working closely with internal departments including Development and Purchasing, and the Supply Base

Assisting as necessary with the updating and maintenance of raw material specifications and logging of information onto the Company Database, ensuring information is accurate and complete. Gathering required or missing information by liaising with Suppliers, ensuring raw materials comply with any specific customer requirements

Assisting in third party visits and audits, participating in the company internal audit programme and providing support within the Technical Department

Essential / Desirable skills include:

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent in a Food Science related discipline

Experience in food manufacturing, ideally chilled

Knowledge of food legislation and labelling would be an advantage

Conscientious and diligent, with good attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to meet deadlines

Flexible, with the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure

Excellent communication skills

An understanding of Technical / Quality Systems including HACCP

Competency in Microsoft Word/Excel

Confident communicator - obtaining information from suppliers / internally

Experience / understanding of providing support on 3rd party visits and audits

The Company:

Impressive growth with substantial investment

Passionate about food, excellent reputation in the Food Industry, flexible and fast-paced

Bespoke service creating ambient, chilled and frozen products specific to customer requirements

Diverse range of customers from blue chip food groups, to on trend restaurants

The salary for this role is up to £30,000 per annum, dependent upon experience, and working hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday within office hours.

If you are interested then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4648 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability
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  • Job Reference: 662715050-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Jarvis Johnson Ltd
    Jarvis Johnson Ltd
  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent