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Technologist

  • Location

    Ely

  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

  • Contact email:

    sydoni@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34715

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-22

  • Start date:

    2021-07-14

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

We are working with a leading food business . They are an incredibly exciting place to work and are proud of their heritage as market-led growers and suppliers of sustainable and healthy farm fresh produce. Through providing innovative solutions to their customers from Seed to Shelf they aim to be the lead in their industry sector. They work with the biggest food retailers in the market across the UK and throughout Europe and want people who will do what's right for them and their customers.

Come and join our clients Technical Team! Are you looking for a challenge in a fast paced, customer focussed environment? Our client are recruiting for a Technologist to join their Technical Team in Barway, Cambridgeshire.

As a Technologist you will work closely with key customer stakeholders, building strong working relationships and driving technical excellence in everything you do.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
- Develop relationships with all key customer stakeholders.
- Act as the main point of contact for your customer base, covering all technical aspects.
- Pro-actively communicate quality to customers and manage shelf life accordingly.
- Use your knowledge of the company's products to pro-actively discuss opportunities and issues with customers and internal stakeholders.
- Play a key role in the growth & profitable development of the customer accounts.
- Work with production to identify and exploit opportunities to improve quality performance and business efficiency
- Take an active role in their packaging strategy in line with the 4 R's.
- Visit their Farms and their supply partners to ensure customer requirements are understood and implemented.
- Lead on projects which support in delivering customer and their objectives.

Candidate Requirements
- Previous experience within a Technical role
- Experience in Fresh Food, and ideally within the produce industry
- Customer facing experience
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work at pace in a changing environment
- Ability to prioritise and manage workload
- Data analysis and interpretation.- Data analysis and interpretation.