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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Raw Material Technician

Mansfield, NG18, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25000 - £30000/annum

Raw Material Technician

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

£25,000 - £30,000 DOE

We are supporting a local food manufacturing with the recruitment of a Raw Material Technician,

your key tasks with be to support the technical team to ensure raw materials comply with food safety and legislative requirements. Ensure relevant goods intake checks are carried out within a timely manner.


* Ensuring timely review & approval of all raw material specifications and supplier documentation.

* Ensuring supplier approval documents are kept up to date

* Updating company systems and assisting with approval on company spec system

* Working closely with internal departments including Development , Warehouse and Purchasing, and the Supply / Customer Base.

* Assisting as necessary with the completion of customer queries and documents.

* Assisting in third party visits and audits, participating in the company internal audit program and providing support within the Technical Department.

* Carry out internal traces and supplier traces

* Ensuring relevant company risk assessments are kept up to date

* Requesting and collating VACCP information. Responding to customer VACCP queries.

* Carrying out internal audits e.g. GMP and scheduled audits

* Assisting in the approval of new artwork

* Covering the Goods In QA role when required which will include raising non-conformances; managing hold stock; raw material testing; goods intake checks.


* A degree or equivalent in a Food Science or related discipline

* Knowledge of working in food or a related industry is essential as you need to have experience of the following food legislation, labelling, nutritional and allergen information

* A strong communicator with a conscientious and diligent attitude

* The ability to be flexible, multitask and work well under pressure

* An understanding of technical systems including HACCP

* Competency in Microsoft Word/Excel

Our client also offers a range of benefits including 29 days annual leave, pension scheme, yearly bonus, family days and on-site parking!

This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Start Recruitment (UK) who are acting as an Employment Agency.

Due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, unfortunately we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage.

If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion
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