Food Technologist

Location
Hertford
Salary
£0 to £25000 per day
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
07 Jul 2017
Ref
J4005
Contact
William Blohm
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Food Technologist to join a leading company based in the Hitchin, Hertfordshire area. As the Food Technologist you will be responsible for develop our portfolio of botanical extracts and successfully utilise these across a broad range of beverage applications.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Food Technologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

- Development of great tasting beverage applications using our existing extract portfolio
- In line with market trends to research and develop new botanical extracts suitable for use in beverage applications
- Ensure a well maintained extract related database and take advantage of concepts that have been previously well received
- Generate and update beverage category audits
- Maintain extract sample database to ensure the timely facilitation of customer sample requests.
- Develop customer relationships with targeted key accounts
- Generate and support the delivery of presentations to targeted customers
- Take a leading role in ensuring that lab concepts can be successfully scaled through to commercial production
- Actively encourage continuous improvement and idea generation within the wider team
- Successfully manage customer related projects providing timely feedback through the course of the development
- Have a sound understanding of beverage related recipes and formulations
- Generate appropriate technical documentation such as specifications, MSDS, formulation and manufacturing instructions

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Food Technologist we are looking to identify the following on your profile:

- Support the development of the R&D function acting as a champion for food & beverage
- Ensure full compliance with the QMS in relation to
- Company GMP and BRC accredited status
- Promote a cross functional approach to resolving departmental and site issues.
- Participate in customer and authority audits of the site
- Support customer visits
- Participate in project activities - this may include leadership of a specific project as required
- Play a part in our 5S programme

Key Words: R&D, GMP, QMS, Quality, Food, Beverage, Technologist, botanical, extracts,