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Food Technologist

Quality & Laboratory
Cork City
Siobhán Lane
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Job Reference: JO-2007-65312_1595596344



* Implement microbiological, chemical and physical testing schedules in accordance with agreed program and budget.

* Trouble shoot and follow up on out of specification results.

* Ensure raw material and finished product evaluation and verification is completed as required

* Implement and Maintain detailed specifications and quality standards.

* Manage queries or complaints from customers in a timely manner.

* Create customer specifications on online platforms.

* Update and maintain current retailer specifications to the required standard.

* Challenge processes food safety systems and maintain and review the plans as part of the HACCP team.

* Responsible for the document control and maintenance of the Quality Management System.

* Assist Quality Manager in implementing the internal audit program to ensure Quality System compliance

* Participate fully in external audits for food safety and quality audits for customers, governing bodies (BRC/IFS/ Dept of Agriculture) and other regulatory authorities

* Report non-conformances and drive root cause analysis

* Collate technical information to view trending and take relevant actions where required.

* Drive and implement plant wide Process & Quality System Improvements,

* Implement Quality improvement initiatives


* Minimum 2 years' experience in similar role

* Third level qualification in Food or Nutritional Science.

* Proven excellent writing skills.

* Proficient numerical and verbal skills

* Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data

* Excellent attention to detail.

* Internal Auditor and HACCP certified

* Proficient in the use of MS Office tools

* Fluency in the spoken and written English language

* Ability to communicate effectively with and present to Customers, suppliers & Senior Management

* Experience of on-line specification platforms such as TQC, Zoom, E Vision, Oracle.

* Understanding of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems with good knowledge, of the BRC Global Food Standard and specific customer standards and Codes of Practice.

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Ability to work cross functionally, meet deadlines and build effective relationships

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