Technologist - Food


Job Details


Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

27/09/2017 11:00

About the opportunity

A unique opportunity has arisen to join our Quality Assurance Team based at the heart of our head office in the West Midlands. You’ll be using your expertise to ensure the Food products we sell to our customers are safe and legal and the products are in accordance with businesses standards, specifications and policies.

What you'll be doing

You’ll be maintaining robust product & supplier selection / approval processes – managing the area of Food through the application, setting and maintaining of quality standards. You’ll hold accountability for the adherence to both safety and quality testing plans. Ensuring standard ways of working with all stakeholders that promote a pro-active, professional & credible QA function. You’ll ensure that the Poundland Brand is not compromised and best practice is employed. You’ll be consistently maintaining awareness for buying teams with respect to QA processes, standards, charge card and quality expectations.

About You

Its goes without saying you’ll need to be a category expert and have a passion for Food safety, You’ll have Good Knowledge of Retailer Own Brand Standards, Food labelling and packaging legislation. Ideally you’ll have proven experience in similar role within food industry, service or manufacturing supplying Own Brand products. You’ll need to be a confident communicator as you’ll be dealing with lots of different stakeholders internally and externally.


We are offering a competitive salary and a fantastic package including the choice of a prestige car list or car allowance. You’ll benefit from Private Medical Healthcare and a fantastic pension contribution. That’s not all... You’ll also benefit from our Company Bonus scheme and a benefits portal full of discounts on the highstreets.

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