Retail Food Technologist

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£21,000 to £23,000 per annum
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
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Retail Food Technologist

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Our West Yorkshire based client seeks a talented food technologist to work within their Consultancy team providing technical support to their retailer clients and manage their product due diligence.


The position will be responsible for the following:

·         Managing product specifications and quality attributes with the retailer food suppliers.

·         Coordination of the retailer sample logistic between the company sites.

·         Managing the planning for sensory analysis / organoleptic testing

·         Preparation of food samples for organoleptic testing.

·         Performing organoleptic testing and related sensory analysis.

·         Performing labelling checks against the latest regulations.

·         Gathering testing data for release of retailer marketability report.


To be successful in this role you will have:

·         A scientific background (degree level) preferably in Food Sciences / Nutrition Sciences.

·         Good knowledge of Food & labelling regulations.

·         Some Sensory analysis / organoleptic testing experience

·         The ability to work on his/her own and manage projects to tight deadlines with a good understanding of FMCG requirements.

·         Excellent communication skills are also required.

·         Good understanding of the Food Industry and clients.

·         Good computer literacy skills.

·         High level of reporting and writing skills.

·         Organisational skills.

·         Very high attention to detail and a methodical approach.


Role: Permanent

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: £21-23,000 PA


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Contact: Tom Lester

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