Graduate Technologist

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £22K - £25K
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 15208 EA
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Graduate Technologist

Location: Birmingham

The Company: Fresh Produce Suppliers and Importers.

The Industry: Food, Fresh Produce, Technologist

Purpose of the Job:

The Graduate Technologist role reports into the Technical Manager and will focus towards the fruit side of the business.
The role will aim to give the selected student an opportunity to witness first-hand the day to day role of a Technologist within fresh produce and the challenges and opportunities of the business.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and decision making of product quality and seasonality.

  • Support the due diligence system taking responsibility for the maintenance of supplier records.

  • Supporting the supply base by engaging in ethical requirements and actions and documenting these for the team.

  • Internal reporting for both customers and suppliers dealing with all stakeholders and company systems.

  • Support on internal audits.

  • Attendance at customer facing meetings to support wider team.

  • Attendance at supplier facing meetings to support wider team.

  • Management of customers specifications and communication to all relevant parties where appropriate, including management of our customers databases as required.

  • Lead as a product specialist, complementing sample preparation and benchmarking.

  • Monthly KPI summaries.

  • Any other ad hoc duties.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills, be computer literate with good knowledge of Excel.

  • Full, clean driving license preferred.

  • Willing to work a 52 week placement including handover are preferred.

  • May be required to travel both within and externally of the UK for short periods of time.

The Package:
£22K – £25K

Working Hours:
Monday – Friday 8.00am – 17.00pm

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.