Graduate Food Technologist

Recruiter
Elite Personnel
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2024
Closes
11 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our valued client, based in Birmingham, are seeking a Graduate Food Technologist to join their team. This role would be ideal for someone who has a Food/Agriculture related degree/foundation degree, or someone who has a real interest in food but has studied nutrition or something similar. The Graduate Food Technologist will be someone who has a passion for food and some agricultural interest, who is willing to learn and get stuck in.

The Graduate Food Technologist will be required to travel nationwide and internationally where you will be auditing & visiting suppliers. This is a huge opportunity to gather experience and development within a fantastic business.

Graduate Food Technologist Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and make decisions on product quality and seasonality.
  • Engage with suppliers on ethical, sustainability, and quality requirements, documenting actions and progress.
  • Conduct internal reporting for customers and suppliers, handling all stakeholders and internal systems.
  • Assist with internal audits.
  • Audit and visit suppliers during international trips.
  • Attend customer meetings to support the broader team.
  • Manage supplier relationships
  • Oversee customer specifications and communicate with relevant parties, managing customer databases as required.
  • Act as a product specialist and support new product development.
  • Prepare monthly internal and external KPI summaries.

Graduate Food Technologist Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required.
  • HND or Degree qualified (food/agriculture)
  • Full clean driving license (preferred)
  • MIFST or FIFST would be advantageous.

Due to the unprecedented volume of response we are currently receiving, regrettably we are no longer able to respond to every application individually. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume your application for this role has been unsuccessful. We do read each CV carefully and if the situation changes or another potentially suitable role becomes active, we will be back in contact.