Graduate Technologist

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
The Placement technologist role reports into the Technical Manager and will focus towards the Vegetables side of the business. The role will be based at Minor Weir and Willis Birmingham; hours of work will be 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday although extra time and focus may be required in line with business needs.

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.

Task areas include but are not limited to:

* 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 MWW 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 & benchmarking

* Monthly KPI summaries

* Any other ad hoc duties

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