Food Safety / Quality Technician – Raw Materials. HACCP. Award-Winning. – 18764 Ref: 18764

£13 Per Hour Plus Perkbox + Pension

Ready to scale your career in Food Manufacturing / Food Science with an industry game-changer?

We are on the hunt for a Food Safety and Quality Technician to join our vibrant and supportive team.

We are not only a shaker in terms of revenue, but we are also shaking up the active nutrition sector. We are innovators. We are disruptors. We are game changers.

If you want to be a part of the soon to be the biggest success story in UK active nutrition, you need to join us.

Role Info:

Food Safety and Quality Technician (Raw Materials)
Colchester
£13 Per Hour
Plus Perkbox + Pension + Company Discount Scheme and More
Hours: 8am – 5pm

Values & Culture: Aspiring, Accountable, Conscious, Considerate
Company: Award-Winning Wellness and Sports Nutrition Food Brand
Pedigree: One of the largest and fastest-growing nutrition brands in the world

Your Skills: Foundational Food Safety, HACCP, Strong Communication, Proactive, Problem Solving, Computer Literate

About Us:

We are on an incredible journey, with a mission to become the only destination brand for active nutrition.

We are shaking up the sports nutrition industry through disruptive marketing campaigns that help people think differently about our brand – and we need your help!

We want passionate risk-takers. We want people that like to challenge our thinking.

We want people that live and breathe digital and have a passion for nutrition, health, fitness, and sports.

The Food Safety and Quality Technician Role:

As a leading sports nutrition and health food manufacturer, we proudly produce a wide range of products within our manufacturing facility, including powders, capsules, tablets, and soft gels.

As Food Safety & Quality Technician (Raw Materials), you will work closely with the operations team to ensure raw materials released to manufacturing meet rigorous FSQ standards. Reporting to our Supplier Quality Assurance Lead, you will monitor the FSQ of raw materials and support our programmes for BRC implementation.

What your day-to-day might look like:

+ Performing aseptic raw material sampling in strict accordance with quality management
+ Conducting organoleptic assessments of raw materials as necessary
+ Maintaining rigorous control over sampled products during the positive release process
+ Utilising NIR (Near InfraRed) Technology for comprehensive raw material assessments
+ Thoroughly reviewing certificates of analysis for raw material deliveries to confirm compliance with release criteria and specifications
+ Completing organoleptic evaluations of final products
+ Recording and meticulously tracking all results and findings
+ Promptly escalating any Food Safety and Quality (FSQ) issues as they arise
+ Identifying and raising non-conformances
+ Ensuring retained samples are stored in a manner that facilitates easy retrieval in case of product inquiries
+ Collaborating with teams to efficiently resolve any stock placed on hold or in quarantine
+ Providing necessary support to the FSQ Team as required

About you:

+ Foundational Food Safety and HACCP qualifications, with an ideal preference for Level 3 certification or its equivalent
+ Demonstrates keen attention to detail in all tasks and processes
+ Exhibits strong communication skills and thrives as a collaborative team player
+ Takes a proactive approach to problem-solving, anticipating and addressing issues efficiently
+ Capable of effectively prioritising workload to meet deadlines and objectives
+ Proficient in computer usage and digital literacy

What do we offer?

+ A day off to celebrate your Birthday
+ PerkBox Subscription
+ 60% discount on all products
+ Additional Annual Leave (optional)
+ Teammate Pension Scheme
+ A day off for Volunteering (optional)
+ Cycle to Work Scheme
+ Happy Hour Drinks Fridge (Thursdays & Fridays)
+ Free Pantry

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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