Technologist - Sports & Nutrition

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Working as a Technologist for this leading retailer you will be responsible for the product safety, quality & legality in your own product area as well as managing a wide breadth of product suppliers, located across the country and sourcing from around the globe.

As well as your own product area you will support your Technical Manager to deliver the category plans and KPIs.

For this role, we are looking for a Technologist with a strong food & nutrition manufacturing background as well as experience with medical devices. Training will be provided to support the diversity of products

You will be responsible for

* Ensuring products in area are safe, legal, responsibly sourced

* Ensuring required Due Diligence documents are in place. Ensuring labelling is legal and factually correct.

* Monitoring all quality and customer feedback and implementing actions to resolve issues raised.

* Management & reduction of customer complaints, incidents (EPWs, recalls) and enforcement challenges in your area.

* Inputting product, process and improvement ideas into the New Product Development plan.

* The technical critical path for new products/product changes, working with suppliers and flagging risks.

* Developing the strategy with Category teams, identifying and developing the best suppliers & sources.

* Ensuring suppliers have Technical and ethical audits as required, agreeing action plans to drive improvement.

* Managing and developing long term partnerships with suppliers, improving processes, quality and value.

You will need

* Relevant experience/qualification(s) in food safety & nutrition, as well as experience in managing medical devices.

* Relevant product area knowledge/experience of delivering safe, legal, responsibly sourced, quality products to the customer.

* Knowledge of legislation and technical standards

* Understanding of risk and risk assessment

* Understanding of end to end Incident Management process

* Personable and able build strong relationship and collaborate with all stakeholders and suppliers.

* Analytical; able to interpret data and make decisions; even if all facts are not available.

* Able to multitask and prioritise effectively.

* Agile and open minded in approach.

* Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Previous relevant experience and a proven, successful track record of delivering safe, legal and ethical products to the customer is essential. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, don’t delay, get your application in to Redfox immediately, quoting reference 5263IR
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-99912
  • Permanent
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