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Compliance Technologist

Compliance Technologist

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

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  • Contact phone:

    02920 220078

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Compliance Technologist
£30,000 - £32,000

Yolk Engineering is pleased to be working with a well-established food manufacturer who are on a journey of growth and are looking for a compliance technologist to join their Technical team.

This is a close-knit team and is an environment where everyone gets along. The company themselves are keen to develop individuals with their career so should you like to get involved with other aspects of the business they would be supportive of this.

Reporting directly to the Technical Manager you will be a part of a team of 9 who all support each other and often have socials together!

What you will be doing as Compliance Technologist:

  • Develop innovative and robust packaging solutions on time for innovation projects in line with customer briefs/business strategy.

  • To delight and inspire the customer through first to market packaging and visualise concepts through the creation of mock ups

  • Develop commercially viable packaging and seek initial concept costs for all new packaging materials and work with purchasing to ensure that negotiation opportunities are maximised.

  • Identify cost saving opportunities and support value creation initiatives

  • To initiate and accurately complete all technical aspects of Customer’s finished product specifications in line with customer and internal requirements using retailer’s on-line systems and word-based systems as required for NPD projects and specification updates/reviews, ensuring integrity of the information used.

  • To audit/review & maintain finished product specifications for site covering all live product specs across the customer base.

  • To reference customer’s Codes of Practice to ensure all aspects are met on specifications and artwork.

  • To liaise with retailer’s legal teams and other customers on specification and pack copy approval

  • Artwork checking and approval

  • Identify, develop and maintain systems for specification reviews, liaising with customers to unlock specifications for necessary updates when required e.g. changes to raw materials.

  • Maintain the site’s supplier approval system, ensuring suppliers’ approval is periodically reviewed and documented

  • Ensure accurate and current specifications are available for all raw materials (ingredients and packaging)

  • Develop and maintain the business’ raw material risk assessments.

The skills you will bring as Compliance Technologist:

  • Experience within the Food Manufacturing industry.

  • HND/HNC/BSc in a Food Related Discipline

  • Experience with Point 74 (Recipe Professor)

  • Experience of specific retailer online systems relevant to the business

  • Keen and eager to develop your career

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this Compliance Technologist role apply now by sending your CV to or calling me directly on 07458163362.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.