Agricultural Technologist – Midlands based - £22k - £26k Basic + Benefits

The Company:
My client is a well-established company based in the Midlands who are one of the UK's largest fresh produce handlers.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Managing supplier profiles.
  • Maintaining approved supplier and grower lists.
  • Maintaining company produce specifications for the category.
  • Learn and understand farming practices and crop husbandry across product range.
  • Overseas auditing and visits against agreed plan recommend and implement corrective actions.
  • Supplier improvement plan: prepare, implement and review Global Gap BRC HACCP, SRT and NPD.
  • Measuring the performance of suppliers each month based on intake (supermarket, non-supermarket quality and waste and cost). 
  • Look at intake consignments for own category giving immediate poor performance feedback to buyers and the suppliers and monitoring on-going situation.
  • Co-ordinate all related trial work.
  • Pesticide risk assessment management.
  • Follow through customer / supplier reviews.
  • Conduct trace-ability exercises under agreed time scales.
  • Help develop the supply chain so that it is conducive to a lean manufacturing operation.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety law.
  • Ensure suppliers operated within company guidelines.
  • Represent the business at appropriate forums and meetings.

Salary Package:
Between £22k - £26k Basic Depending upon experience and Qualifications.
+ Company Benefits

Please send your CV and cover letter to; or contact 07854 255526 for further information.

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