Senior Food Technologist

Job reference: 0005
LOCATION Maidenhead

Role Purpose

To support in driving continuous improvement and providing guidance to teams on site with adherence to relevant standards, policies, legalisation and regulations.

Principal Accountabilities

To keep the quality manual and other food safety documents including HACCP up to date and ensure that the company meets with all current food legislation

To support the successful completion of customer and third party audits and visits

To ensure that suppliers meet with the company’s quality requirements

To maintain the company’s product & packaging specifications and labelling systems

To gather, calculate and submit data for the company’s obligations under packaging waste regulations and EPR

To maintain license documentation with relevant companies and organisations

To complete customer forms, QAS and specifications

To prepare documentation to support the export of goods

To set up and maintain data in the company’s ERP system

To perform food safety system and GMP audits, according to the audit schedule, distribute the results and ensure the closure of actions raised

To assist with preparing samples according to testing schedules

To lead and/or participate in root cause investigation when incidents or trends appear

To participate in the investigation of complaints, food safety close calls and trends ensuring effective preventive measures are put in place

To train relevant quality management procedures and subjects linked to food safety and quality culture as appropriate

Challenge hygiene practices and standards with the aim of reducing food safety incidences

To effectively manage allocated continuous improvement projects

To proactively support initiatives to improve product safety, quality and culture at group and site level

To support, mentor and develop the Food Technologists

To deputise for the Technical Manager as required

Location: This role will be based at our Maidenhead bakery.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary:  £38,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


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