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Als Life Sciences

Job Title

Retailer Technical Manager


ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation. Retailer Technical Manager. About the Position. Reporting directly to the Group Quality and Consultancy Manager, you will work within the ALS Consultancy team to provide technical support to our retailer clients and manage their requirements on a day to day basis. You will be responsible for a team of Food Technologists and ensure the work planning schedule is respected. The role will be based in Cork. The position will be responsible for the following: Manage the client product due diligence program. Support the client directly with any technical query or by seeking advice from the ALS field experts. Ensure that the data / reports generated have been appropriately checked prior to release to the client. Ensure the coordination of the retailer sample logistic from the distribution centres and / or the retailer shops, and between the ALS sites. Managing the planning for organoleptic testing and performing organoleptic testing when required. Ensure the team is aware of the latest regulations in place. Support the Food Technologist team in producing retailer reports when required. Performing labelling checks against the latest regulations as part of the routine due diligence schedule or following specific retailer labelling query. Manage the training of new Food Technologist. Participate in technical review meetings on site or at the retailer offices. About you. To be successful in this role you will have: A scientific background (degree level) preferably in Food Sciences / Nutrition Sciences. Good knowledge of Food & Labelling regulations. The ability to work on his/her own and manage projects to tight deadlines with a good understanding of FMCG requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. Good understanding of the Food Industry and clients. Good computer literacy skills. High level of reporting and writing skills. Very high attention to detail and a methodical approach to the task. Organisational skills of multi-tasks and multi-people. Ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks and able to work to deadlines. Ability to work in a team environment. Motivation to work in a dynamic and customer focused workplace. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and skilled person looking to develop their career in an international company. Attractive remuneration and benefits available dependant on prior experience and future performance . This job originally appeared on


Little Island, Cork

Date Added

101 days ago