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Food Scientist (Graduate/Junior Level).

Job description

My client a food plant based in Cork has a vacancy for a Research Technologist.

The key functions of the R&D Technologist is to work in accordance with the Quality / Food safety standards of:

ISO 9001:2008 and ISO22000: 2005.

He/she should possess at least, 9 months - 2 years experience within a Food production facility.

College work experience will be considered.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • 9 months - 2+ years experience in QA within a regulated food environment 
  • Diploma (NFQ 7) or higherin a Food related discipline
  • Is responsible for preparing, coordinating & executing the agreed Project Briefs on a weekly / monthly basis.
  • Provides comprehensive and timely Technical Support to customers.
  • Ensures that the incoming and outgoing samples system is operated in an efficient manner.
  • Undertakes identified research projects is association with the R&D Manager.
  • Some exposure (6 months + ) in a food industry laboratory.
  • Working knowledge of food Quality Management Systems.
  • Providing lab tests on food and agri samples & record results / deviations.
  • Ensure operations and support departments are in compliance with cGMP.
  • The ability to send customer samples with relevant paperwork (Cert of Analysis etc.)
  • The ability to chase up results from external labs, logging results and non-conformities.
  • Work collaboratively with support departments while ensuring high cGMP standards.
  • The ability to collate all test results ( internal & external )when dealing with dispatches.
  • Can compile technical documents ( Allergan status, GMO status etc..
  • The ability to complete customer technical questionnaires on request.

This is a great role for somebody starting off in their Food Science career

For more information please mail codonnell@sigmar.ie or call 021-4847131 for full details.

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