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Food Technologist

Posted 30th November  negotiable Armagh, County Armagh # PM899393

Food Technologist

Co Armagh

Salary £22k - £24k

Vickerstock are proud to be working in partnership with a leading Food Production Client renowned for investing in both their business and their people to recruit a highly driven Food Technologist for their busy manufacturing facility in Co. Armagh

Reporting to company's Technical Manager this role will play an integral part of promoting a Quality ethos across the business.

What we have to offer

  • £22k - £24k depending on experience
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Company pension
  • Progression opportunities - growing business
  • Free parking

Your new role as Food Technologist

  • Responsible for co-ordinating and managing all information for new product specifications and transferring data into specific customer formats including web-based systems.
  • Completion of customer information for all new products
  • Technical sign off for packaging involving checking artwork against specification through several stages
  • Responsible for producing and amending internal factory specifications for each new product or updating changes to existing product specification
  • Responsible for checking new product shelf life from Laboratory and new suppliers and converting them to product specifications
  • Responsible for site supplier approval program
  • Responsible for assessing and review of product specifications and raw material information to determine suitability for the site.
  • Carrying out site internal audits, reporting non-conformance and follow up on the close out of corrective actions

What will you need to succeed:

  • Third level qualification in a related discipline.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Internal Auditing qualification
  • High level of computer literacy to include Microsoft Excel, Word and Internet
  • Methodical approach - highly organised, prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work to short deadlines and attention to detail.

What we hope you do next:

Please contact Paul Muir to discuss this or other Agri Food/FMCG opportunities in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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