Overview

We currently offer a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and driven technical individual to join a leading supplier to the UK retailers as Supplier Technologist. Working with an exciting portfolio of prepared fresh produce, the position offers the opportunity to work with growers abroad, prominent fruit importers in the UK, and build key relationships across all aspects of the supply chain.

 

The opportunity of Supplier Technologist will work as part of the supplier focused technologist team, gaining the opportunity to take ownership of dedicated fruit categories and work closely with the head of the department, with the prospect of travel in the UK and abroad.

Responsibilities overview;

Manage allocated fruit categories, ensuring quality standards are met

Drive quality improvement initiatives for raw material and production processes

Manage Compliance documentation, Audit schedules, Supplier Risk Assessments
Working with suppliers to ensure compliance, efficiency, and effective communication to ensure the successful supply of quality product categories

Requirements;
Experience gained within the Fresh Produce and / or Food sectors, to accompany exposure to Fruit categories proving highly advantageous
Previous experience gained within a quality and / or technically focused position, with an evident confident ability and passionate approach

Growers / Supplier management, with knowledge of due-diligence, ethical & compliance, auditing

High level of communication skills, with Spanish language proving highly beneficial

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically driven individual, currently working in a Technologist, Technical Assistant or Supplier focused capacity to gain their next role within the sector.

Location; Kent
Salary; up to £34k + Bonus

Hours; Monday – Friday, with flexibility to travel

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Fruit Technologist / Supplier Technologist / Technical Assistant / Technical Product Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk