Newton Abbot
Supplier Technical
Circa £16,000pa
30 Nov 2019

So, what will I be doing?

You'll be joining our Technical team at our Newton Abbot site. Working closely with your dedicated mentor you'll gain great experience in a distinctive food manufacturing company that is proud to make some of the best yogurt and desserts (we think so!) in the UK.
About the Team

The technical team is made up of Quality, Laboratory and Compliance, each has a responsibility to ensure the safety and legality of all products manufactured.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Contributing to a number of key projects and site initiatives with an opportunity to lead a project of your own
  • Gaining exposure to line operations and day to day manufacturing
  • Carrying out GAP analysis and auditing compliance levels of factory documentation
  • Assisting with customer visits
  • Honing your investigative skills to resolve customer complaints
  • Most importantly, taking part in tasting panels! 

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

  • You will be studying a relevant food based degree
  • A demonstrable passion for food and the food industry 
  • Great organisational skills and communication skills
  • Ability to think on your feet and solve problems
  • A good eye for detail
  • Confidence to liaise with people at all levels
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team 

Why should I join the family?

At Yeo Valley we are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, healthcare, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.

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