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Customer Specifications Technologist

22/02/18 Kildare Neg


We have X2 positions available, this is a 3 to 6 month contract role.

Quorum have an excellent opportunity for a driven and experienced individual! One of Ireland's largest food production company's are looking for a Customer Specifications Technologist to join their team.

In this role, you will represent the company in nominated key accounts, on all technical issues. You will be the key link between the customer and the factory and ensure that all products are produced in a safe and legal manner and adhere to the relevant policies.

You will work as part of NPD/EPD teams in delivering efficient implementation of new recipe/recipe changes from approved concept to first production.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Engage with operations and R&D with regard to product and process development
  • Work with operations, quality and technical teams to ensure policies and procedures comply with Customer requirements and Legislation
  • Support Customer visits and any related follow up
  • Co-ordinate completion of customer KPIs
  • Communication with internal and external customers as needed
  • Lead or work within multi-disciplined teams on technical and NPD projects
  • Continually work towards developing relationships external customers and internal team
  • Keep informed and up to date information internally on process and externally on food legislation and issues

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level preferably in food science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years senior food technologist position with a Multinational manufacturing company with the FMCG or allied industry
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems based on Scientific research or reasoning
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strategic thinker
  • Excellent in building customer relationships
  • Action orientated
  • Greater team engagement with excellent communications skills
  • Driven
  • Confident and articulate
  • Willing to take calculated risks
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent time management 
  • Food Science awareness
  • Analytically minded
  • Project Management skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Previous experience working with online retailer specification systems e.g. JS (Evolve), Aldi (Presteige), Asda (Hive), Tesco (TTL), Iceland (Igloo), Morrisons (Mcreate), Musgraves (Muse)
  • PC Skills (Specification Systems, SAP, Interactive web-based retailer systems)

Please apply by sending your CV to Hazel Brennan at or call for more information.

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