Technologist wanted for major importer
Our client sources fresh flowers and produce primarily from Africa, marketing and distributing direct to major UK retailers. Their success and business acumen has made them a highly respected supplier and employer within their sector and they now seek an enthusiastic and experienced Technologist to join their team.
In this role you will take full responsibility for all technical areas relating to product safety, legality and quality and proactively manage relationships accordingly with a key suppliers. You will consider all options to raise standards and give a point of difference. You will also need to help the quality team successfully manage day to day product quality.
The ideal candidate will be able represent the organisation in the UK and as necessary overseas, liaising with suppliers, growers and fellow employees
Excellent inter-personnel, IT and communication skills are essential. As the role will involve travelling the ability to work using their own initiative and problem solve rationally is also desirable.
Experience in the fresh food sector is essential. A degree in a relevant science subject is essential.
If you are a recent graduate or junior technologist, looking for a new challenge with an exciting company we want to hear from you!