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Factory Retail Technologist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH113884
  • Location: England, Hampshire, Eastleigh
  • Sector: Build, Site Management & Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: £28000.00 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
  • Date posted: 25/09/2017
This vacancy has now expired.
Factory Retail Technologist
8:00am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri (40 hours per week)

My client is a leading food manufacture. They supply most of the major retailers as well as food service customers and other food manufacturers. Their Eastleigh site is a new, purpose-built factory. The site is continuing to increase its portfolio of products and customers with significant investment planned in 2018.


* To work with NPD and the Customer to deliver new products to market, including attending meetings with the Customer
* The completion of Retailer web-based finished product specifications.
* The checking and approval of Artwork and packaging
* To investigate and propose solutions to factory challenges, working with the Production and Process Development teams
* To investigate Customer Complaints
* To create and maintain factory floor recipe and packaging specifications
* To manage and carry out internal audits and track non-conformances for all audits
* To assist in the development of the Company's Quality Management System and to facilitate the sites' continuous improvement culture
* Take part in regular taste panels
* To deputise in the absence of the Technical Manager


* A food related degree with least 3 years' experience in a Technical / QA position with some Customer facing experience
* Ability to host and lead third party audits and customer visits
* Previous experience of completing specifications for the major retailers preferred
* Confident and competent in a Customer facing role with strong interpersonal skills
* The correct applicant will be self motivated and able to organise a busy workload.

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