Raw Materials Technologist

£27,000 per annum

The Compleat Food Group are an exciting food group on a mission to create great tasting food. We make food to feel good, taste good and do good for everyone.

Our aim is to raise the bar and exceed our customers and consumers expectations every day, they are at the centre of our decision making.

Quality is at the heart of everything we do, always. We take pride in creating the best quality products possible, for shoppers needs and budgets. Together we have the courage to think differently, raise the bar and challenge the status quo.

We are recruiting for a Raw Materials Technologist to join our friendly Central Technical Compliance team, working from our site in Nottingham. Monday to Friday 8.30 – 17pm and early finish on Fridays!

You will be :

  1. Responsible for raw material specifications (ingredients, packaging & consumables) and their reviews as required, ensuring fit for purpose & challenged accordingly. 
  1. Update specifications templates (software based or MS office based) 
  1. Obtain product specific approval documentation from existing and potential new suppliers, formal accreditations (e.g., BRC and other certification schemes), SAQs and HACCP documentation. 
  1. Assist Senior Raw Material Technologist in maintaining supplier documentation to ensure due diligence & audit readiness in line with legislation & specific customer codes of practice or sourcing requirements. 
  1. Assessment of new raw materials; liaising with NPD & Procurement to provide positive feedback & challenge & provide alternative options. 
  1. Supporting profit improvement plans regarding raw material supply, working with Purchasing and site technical/ NPD to ensure changes are made in a timely manner. 

We are looking for somebody who is:

HND or equivalent in food or related discipline  

Has HACCP- Level 2 

Computer literate- Confident using IT packages especially Microsoft Office 

The following skills would also be a real benefit:

Authenticate/ Food Connected training (Desirable) 

Recipe Professor Training (Desirable) 

Allergen Training (Desirable) 

Understanding of VACCP (Desirable) 

Ideally looking for somebody with Technical experience within food manufacturing.  Knowledge of QMS and food safety systems.  Experience of raw material specifications & associated quality standards  

Benefits to Include:

  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme and well-being portal
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid

The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.


We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. 

Recruitment Agencies We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.