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Job Title: Technologist
Location: Flexible within the UK, field based (work from home)
Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Benefits:  Retail discount scheme, private health cover, contributory stakeholder pension scheme and life cover
As a Technologist you will be primarily responsible for preparing, verifying, checking and approving food product specifications in accordance with the client’s requirements, taking information from suppliers.
Key Accountabilities
  • Reporting any non-compliance against client policies.
  • Supporting Senior Technologists.
  • Ensuring that the specification adheres to all current EU and UK legislation, codes of practice and industry guidelines.
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers, and any other internal or external party to achieve the above.
  • Review BRC/IFS evaluations and third-party audits in accordance with client requirements.
  • Assisting and supporting the senior technologists with reporting and other projects as requested by the team leader.
  • Supporting senior technologist in constantly driving improvements of the process.
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 
  • Previous food industry background- ideally food manufacturing or quality assurance.
  • Practical knowledge of HACCP, Food Safety and BRC.
  • Knowledge of completing on-line retailer specifications.
  • Solid technical background with hands on experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Calm and collective under pressure.
  • Use of Microsoft office.
  • Administration tasks.
Skills & Knowledge
  • Technical competence.
  • Possess excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Have the ability to plan and prioritise work effectively.
  • Have good IT skills, including competent use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to maintain good working relationships at all levels.
  • A proactive attitude.
  • A working knowledge of Health and safety in the work place.
  • Formal Food hygiene/Science Qualification.
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Intermediate HACCP (Level 3).
APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.
Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.
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