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Raw Materials Technologist

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Middlesbrough, UK, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia


Raw Materials Technologist

About GPN

Here at Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire consumers everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals. By combining innovation and brand development, we are now proudly the world’s number one sports nutrition brand family, with over $1.1Bn in revenue.


The GPN brands include Nutramino, Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, ABB, Body & Fit, thinkThin and Amazing Grass, each with its own unique brand essence. With over 2,300 employees and a direct presence in 32 countries worldwide, we are a truly global organisation.


From our business model to our culture, we live our values in everything we do. As we continue to build and grow the leading, most innovative kind of performance nutrition company, one of our key values has become “hiring and developing the best people”.


With the brightest minds in Commercial, Marketing, Product Supply, Finance, HR and Operations who have made us the business we are today, GPN continues to seek out those who are focused on building their career.

If you’re an ambitious with a “winning together” mindset, a natural collaborator who likes taking risks and working in a challenging hyper-growth environment, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team.


Key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing raw material specifications to ensure complaint with company requirements and relevant legislation.
  • Approving raw materials and working directly with suppliers to ensure compliance
  • Working with site R&D & Procurement to ensure materials selected for development meet company requirements and legislation in country of sale.
  • Where required raise, investigate and close out concessions related to Raw materials and Packaging.
  • Support manufacturing with ingredient investigations
  • Contribute to the supplier approval process.


Skills & experience:

  • Degree or HND in Food technology or equivalent
  • Previous experience in Quality / Technical
  • Level 3 Food Safety or above
  • Flexible and be able to work as part of a team, covering for holidays where needed
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft packages) Understanding of SAP would be beneficial
  • Possess a good verbal and written communication
  • Strong time management and organization skills are essential
  • The ability to work in a fast moving rapidly changing business is essential