Food Technologist

Food Technologist
Location: Remote working with occasional time in the office.
Working hours: 37.5 hours
Reporting to: Technical Services Manager
Responsible for N/A

Purpose of the role: You shall be involved in a range of consultancy projects and take responsibility for your own projects.

Collaborating with the technical and consultancy teams to deliver excellent and accurate services.

Key duties, responsibilities and objectives

, Participate in any ad-hoc technical consultancy projects regarding menu checks, allergens and nutrition as and when received.
, Assist in specification validations/approvals on Food Alert System Assure 65.

Client requirements vary, ensure spec check process is followed, including technical, legal and to customer policy.

Keep trackers up to date, ensure SLAs are met and ensure queries are responded to in a timely manner.
, Manage specification writing projects.

Write accurate and legal specifications in customer formats as required.

Request access to data via email or remote connection, evaluate and learn client processes to ensure we are delivering to their ways of working, request gold standard specifications.

Double-check all data written into specification for spelling, accuracy and compliance to the most recent Food Information regulations/customer codes of practice.

Ensure the specifications are quality checked internally and client deadlines are met.
, Familiarise yourself with customer projects, products and timescales, using an internal workflow tracker.
, Create raw material and finished product specification trackers with structured detail and timelines.
, Keep all data and information consistent and compliant with company policy/customer codes of practice.
, Stay up to date with specification platforms like Tesco TQC, Hive, MCreate, Evolve, Igloo, M&S Find, Nutritics.

Familiarise with internal systems e.g.

Assure Supplier, Assure Retail, Assure Menu.
, Complete QA Checks for other team members and document where required.
, With proficient written, numerical and verbal skills, you will be able to record, interpret and analyse key process data.
, Communicate/liaise with account manager/project team leader to ensure project is on time and updated as and when required.
, Creation and verification of pack copy data/ PPDS ingredient lists.
, Manage own client accounts and attend client meetings in a professional manner.

Person specification


, Proven work experience in specification writing, pack copy creation and conducting artwork approvals.
, Strong knowledge of web-based specification formats.
, Competency in understanding, implementing and advising in all matters with regards to UK and EU Food Legislation and Industry Best Practice where applicable.
, Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive specifications and double-checking that all data is accurate and legal.

Personal Competencies

, Excellent organisational skills and time management skills.
, Attention to detail.
, Excellent interpersonal skills and positive, can-do attitude
, Ability to work through challenges and resolve issues
, Team player who will step in and assist others when necessary
, Competent with MS Office; Excel, Word and Outlook.
, Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Location: City of London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Customer_services
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Contact: 2M Employment Solutions
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2024-05-08 13:25:58 -

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