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Graduate Technologist Full Time

at Jarvis Johnson Ltd in London (Published at 04-04-2020)

Our Client, a fast paced, high volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the Major Retailers, is looking for a Graduate Technologist for their site based in London / Kent. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the successful candidate will conduct and co-ordinate project work to support and develop the current technical systems. They will also gain exposure to all functions of the technical department, interacting with other relevant departments

Key accountabilities for the role are to :

· Complete customer specifications and approve artwork

· Maintain and update the site?s document control system

· Play a part in the customer complaint reduction plan

· Conduct gap analyses against Customer COP?s, Accreditation Body and Legal standards to identify gaps, implementing corrective and preventative actions to target full compliance

· Update factory procedures/ paperwork

· Assist with the implementation of any technical systems i.e. lab, packaging verification, checkweigher systems

· Work within the QA team to tackle and problem solve day to day factory events

· Act as part of the supplier approval team to approve and monitor suppliers/ raw materials

· Conduct process validation trials to enable validation for allergens, species and thermal processing

· Carry out risk assessments and implement controls as a result

Essential skills and experience include:

· Graduate in Food Science / Technology or related discipline

· Ideally you will have some work experience or a placement in the Food or Drink Manufacturing Industry

· If you have the Food degree but not the experience, you will ideally have completed some project work, voluntary work or other work experience where you can apply and talk about your learning and how it is relevant to this role and industry.

· Excellent communication skills

· Great organisational skills, skilled at time management

· Good standard of written English and Numeracy

· Ability to generate and interpret statistical data

· Good IT skills- data entry, report writing (graphs & charts) and photography will be required

· The potential to efficiently manage, motivate and develop a team

· Full UK driving licence

The working hours of this role are Monday to Friday 8am ? 5pm and the salary is from £20 - 24k dependent upon experience. BUPA access after 3 months with 32 days total holiday entitlement.

The Company:

· A well-established multi-site chilled food manufacturer

· Modern and well invested sites

· Supplying major retailers across the UK

If you are interested in applying for this role please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4446 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00 to £24,000.00 /year

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