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Medical Food Production Technician posted by Vitaflo

Full Time
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Job Description

Do you have the appetite to develop in your role for a growing, global organisation? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Vitaflo (International) Ltd currently have 3 Medical Food Production Technician positions available to work at its global head offices just outside of Liverpool city centre on 6-month fixed term contracts. The role involves working 32 hours per week over 4 days between Monday and Friday within the on-site production plant. Your role will be to ensure production of Glycosade to the defined standards and specification, and to ensure all orders are fulfilled.

Glycosade is a unique food for special medical purposes, consumed by children and adults and is used in the dietary management of Glycogen Storage Disease. This specialist powder product is manufactured at our HQ in Liverpool.

We are part of Nestlé Health Science and continue to expand our global footprint with a worldwide presence in Clinical Nutrition. Behind our pioneering company are people who drive breakthroughs in research and development, creating innovative impact.  

Key responsibilities of our Medical Food Production Technician:

- Ensuring the output requirements of the production plant are met on a weekly basis

- Comply with and maintain the required hygiene standards and participate in programs and procedures required

- Maintaining accurate batch traceability records and any other records required for the Glycosade operation

- Participation in projects that help improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs

- Participation in plant maintenance programs to coordinate maintenance and repair work in the process area 

- Ensure that HACCP and Food Safety standards are maintained

- Replenish PPE/Chemicals/Consumables to ensure production area is always equipped

- Comply with and maintain the required hygiene standards

Skills and Experience required by our Medical Food Production Technician:

- Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English

- Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice 

- Qualification in Food Hygiene is preferred (Food Safety Level 2 or above)

- Diligent attention to health and safety

- Excellent communication skills

- Ability to work independently and within a team

- Have a positive, can-do attitude

- Takes pride in their work 

- A keen eye for detail to spot opportunities for improvement

- Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment 

- Flexible, dependable and reliable

Benefits of becoming our Medical Food Production Technician:

- Free on-site parking and good transport links  

- Full, extensive training provided 

- Discretionary bonus scheme

- Continuous professional development, training and study support 

- Wellness: private healthcare, gym membership, Employee Assistance Programme, cycle to work scheme

- Access to discounted Nestle products (the company shop)

- Discounted personalised supplement recommendations based on lifestyle, health history and individual needs

- Employee recognition scheme

- Volunteering opportunities

- 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shut down (with the option to buy or sell annual leave) 

- Life assurance

- Free on-site parking 

- Employer pension contribution (3% rising to 5% then matched up to a maximum of 10%). Employee minimum contributions apply

Closing Date: Friday 17th July 2020

Interviews will be held by Skype or Microsoft Teams

So if you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team as our Medical Food Production Technician, then why not click ‘’apply’’ today! We’d love to hear from you

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