Senior Systems Technologist

Scantec Personnel Limited
£28000 - £34000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
A large FMCG food manufacturer in the North Wales area is currently seeking a Senior Systems Technologist to join their team. Reporting into the Group Technical Manager and with responsibility for two Specifications Technologists you will be a key member of the team providing technical, systems and compliance support to the business. Senior Systems Technologist Responsibilities: Responsible for ensuring completion of finished product specifications and accurate submission of specifications to customers via various on-line systems Covering for Specification writer, in times of sickness, holidays and busy periods Accountable for management of HACCP, BRC, IFS& customer COP systems Management of the internal audit team To develop and manage a rolling program of audits including QMS suppliers’ premises, processes and working / management practices Direct customer liaison with customers providing technical support Close liaison with development and sales department personnel to provide technical support and ensure accurate recording and submission of specifications Working alongside Specifications Administrator – Finished Product. Continuously seek opportunities for cost reductions and / or quality improvements through application of professional knowledge. Management of Nutritionals of finished products including the budget. Challenge recall procedures and carry out mock recalls to customer COP Management of product specifications in relation with other sites for inter-company products Identify a Quality contact for customers in relation to raw material and finished products queries Management of the third party analysis plan or due diligence testing program as agreed with customer. Work with Product Development and the Manufacturing organisation supporting first production samples being sent to customers Update customer product specifications Management of raw material specifications in relation with other sites when the same raw material is used elsewhere within the group. You will ideally be degree qualified, Specifications Technologist / Systems Technologist with experience working in an FMCG Food manufacturing environment. This role is focussed on all aspects of systems including BRC, Auditing and Retailer specifications. The successful Senior Systems Technologist will have experience of working with mainstream UK retailers, knowledge of ISO 900:200 and HACCP along with Micro analysis and Allergens experience. You will be numerate and computer literate, possess excellent presentation and communication skills and be able to work to strict deadlines. This role has 2 direct reports and therefore supervisory experience is essential. Application via CV. Scantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - "Recruitment International Magazine 2015" and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis. Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website. This job was originally posted as