Technical Co-ordinator

Job Title: Technical Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25364
Contact Name: Vicky Kenrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Our client is one of the UK's leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products.

We are looking to recruit a Technical Co-ordinator at their site in Wednesbury where they manufacturer a variety of sous-vide products servicing an array of major retailers, with approximately 70 product SKU's.

The Role:

  • Timely completion and approval of final product specifications to satisfy customer requirements
  • In-depth understanding of the customer requirements and individual retailer web-based specification systems.
  • Upload Back of Pack documents onto internal on-line packaging approval system.
  • Conduct checks of new packaging to ensure accuracy and compliance against Pack Copy, Codes of Practice and Labelling Legislation
  • Frequent interaction with suppliers and customers on technical issues relating to specifications.
  • All aspects of new product set up for factory - labels, spec, codes, check weigher etc.
  • Provision of product technical approval and traceability information for site external audits and ad hoc enquiries from customers.
  • Maintenance of technical libraries - Customer policies, supplier assurance lists etc.
  • Internal audits.

The Candidate:

  • Degree / equivalent in Food Science or related discipline is preferred.
  • Previous experience in completing major retailer specifications is essential.
  • Good knowledge of labelling requirements.
  • Ability to communicate with suppliers and customers maintaining the highest standard of professionalism at all times.
  • Good numeracy skills competence in the manipulation of technical data.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising accuracy and attention to detail is crucial.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.

On Offer:

As an international organisation, they pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. They care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Pension and life assurance for all our employees
  • Reward Scheme where you can claim hundreds of discounts
  • Equipped for life programme including mini health MOT's, cycle to work scheme and more!

We look forward to receiving your application