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Job Title: 2x Customer Specifications Technologist (m/f)
We have two open roles with Birds Eye Pizza Ltd. (Nomad Foods) for a Customer Specifications Technologist.
One is a permanent contract and one is a contract for one year.
Family favourites for over 60 years, Birds Eye have provided healthy fresh frozen food for generations. They are built on people like you: an exceptional Customer Specification Technologist who has what it takes to make an impact in their Frozen Pizza Business in Naas, Ireland.
About the role
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Customer Specification Technologist to join our Technical team based at our site in Naas. You will be required to represent the company in nominated key accounts, on all technical issues. Key liaison between the customer and the factory. You will ensure that all products are produced in a safe and legal manner, all products must comply with EU legislation and meet retailer strategies and policies, whilst also complying with all company policies.
As part of the role, you will be required to Work as part of NPD/EPD teams in delivering efficient implementation of new recipe/recipe changes from approved concept to first production.
Educated to degree level preferably in food science or related discipline with minimum of 5 years senior food technologist position with a Multinational manufacturing company with the FMCG or allied industry.
The ideal candidate will provide leadership and direction with multiple departments and functions whilst ensuring productive relationships are the core to how the business gets this done.
- Able to make decisions and solve problems based on Scientific research or reasoning
- Attention to detail
- Strength/Network of customer and relationships
- Specific plans – action orientated
- Greater team engagement
- People Motivators
Food Science awareness
- Food Safety
- Microbiology / Chemistry
- Interaction of chemicals, enzymes and food types
- Understanding of food processing, cooking and freezing
- Computerised / Web based Systems
- Problem solving
- Understanding and using trends and patterns
Nomad Foods Europe is a market leading Frozen Food Company with a rich heritage and iconic brands which have stood the test of time. Headquartered in the UK, we employ 3,800 people in 17 countries, with 9 factories. This gives us the scale, talent and the opportunities to achieve our ambitions.
We market and distribute our brands, which also include Lutosa and La Cocinera, in 17 countries across Europe. We have Number 1 positions in ten countries – UK, France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, Hungary and Spain – and our products are also enjoyed in Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Greece and Switzerland.
At Nomad Foods Europe we have a passion for food, a belief in our brands and a real desire to reinvigorate frozen food across Europe.