Raw Materials Technician

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm
Salary: £23,000.00

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer.

We are currently recruiting for a Raw Materials Technician to join our Technical Team! The Raw Material Technician will hold responsibility for ensuring all Raw Materials & Packaging arrives on site meeting specification and that full traceability is maintained.



  • Ensuring materials arriving on site are to specification
  • Maintain full traceability log of all Materials coming on to site
  • Maintain high Health & Safety standards with yourself and other colleagues
  • Ensure any out of specification raw materials are raised with your line manager and that the correct rejection procedure is followed.
  • Responsible for ensuring all routine testing schedules are met
  • Carry out all prestart checks and record findings
  • Maintain an up-to-date database for all raw materials
  • Maintain high GMP standards
  • Ensure all short specifications are up to date
  • Notify and complete supplier non-conformance reports for our of specification materials, ensuring they are returned in a timely manner.


What we are looking for:

  • A strong administrator, with an eye for detail
  • A strong communicator, with experience communicating with people at all levels, including management
  • An Individual who can work both independently and in collaboration with the wider technical team
  • A well organised and highly efficient time manager



  • Experience of working in high risk/chilled food manufacturing
  • Food Safety & HACCP qualification



  • A competitive salary
  • Company Pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday entitlement
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does


Working Hours:           06:00am – 18:00pm (including a 1 hour break)

Shift:                            4 on 4 off, Rotating Days

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