Product Technologist (Food & Non-Food)

Posted 24/04/2024 by Cast UK Limited

Remote job
Liverpool, Merseyside
£55,000 - £65,000/annum Benefits

Product Technologist (Food & Non-Food),
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Package,

Are you passionate about ensuring the quality and safety of retail products, both food and non-food? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where innovation and excellence are valued? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Our client: A leading retailer committed to providing customers with top-quality products that meet the highest standards of safety, sustainability, and innovation. With a dedication to excellence, our client is seeking a talented Product Technologist to join their team and contribute to the company mission of delivering exceptional retail experiences.

Role Overview: As a Product Technologist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality, safety, and compliance of their diverse range of retail products, spanning both food and non-food categories. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for conducting thorough product evaluations, implementing quality control measures, and driving continuous improvement initiatives across our product lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive product assessments to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, specifications, and quality guidelines.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and internal stakeholders to address product quality issues and drive corrective actions.
  • Develop and implement robust quality control processes to safeguard product integrity throughout the supply chain.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements to inform product development strategies.
  • Lead product testing initiatives, including sensory evaluation, shelf-life studies, and performance testing, to validate product performance and durability.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to support product development, sourcing decisions, and product lifecycle management.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development, quality assurance, or technical services within the retail or consumer goods industry.
  • Strong understanding of food and non-food product categories, including manufacturing processes, ingredient functionality, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of driving quality improvements and implementing best practices to optimise product performance and safety.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret technical data, identify trends, and draw actionable insights.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a passion for delivering exceptional quality and customer satisfaction.

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit (url removed)

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