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IML - Gorton
Contract type
Full time
24K - 26K (dependent on experience)

Join Inspired Global Cuisine (IGC)

Inspired Global Cuisine are a frozen ready meal manufacturer based in Gorton, East Manchester.

We are an ambitious company who have grown significantly over the last 2 years, now producing over 1million meals a week and have plans to double that growth again in the near future.

We believe in manufacturing excellence - delivered by our brilliant people, innovative products and continuous improvement. We achieve this by working within our core values of being accountable, creative, open and as a team.

We have high standards and encourage our colleagues to be autonomous and authentic to drive our business forward. With a supportive environment we encourage personal and professional development too.

You’ll work cross functionally and collaboratively, always strive to be the best and even have some fun along the way.


Role Details

Role: Raw Material Technician

Salary: 24K - 26K (dependent on experience)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 12pm – 8pm


Job Description

Led by our Technical Systems Supervisor, you will ensure quality plans and procedures are adhered to, compliance is demonstrated at all times and be responsible for updating IML’s quality management system. More specifically, your responsibilities will include:


  • Delivering, operating and maintaining all activities required to ensure food safety, quality, legality and integrity throughout all site production, storage and packaging operations.
  • Conduct goods in inspections on all raw materials against the agreed specification and the agreed schedule
  • All goods in inspection results to be logged on the internal NAV system.
  • Work actively with the warehouse team to manage any raw material life extension requests.
  • Contact suppliers to discuss issues
  • Submit raw materials for lab sampling as required.
  • Participate in external audits/visits, demonstrating systems and records
  • Support with investigations relating to customer/consumer complaints or other product defects in a specific manufacturing area
  • Supporting and coaching all colleagues across IML in best practice for food safety, quality, legality and integrity.


Skills & Experience


  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Good organisational skills whilst demonstrating initiative
  • Detailed-focus with a high level of accuracy
  • IT proficient – Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Analytical and methodical in solving problems


  • Food handling and manufacturing experience
  • Experience within a similar quality assurance role
  • Food Safety level 3
  • HACCP level 2


Some occasional travel may be required to external coldstores, Iceland depots, Iceland & Food Warehouse stores and suppliers.



Our benefits package includes:

  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
  • 10% store discount including double discount weeks
  • 30% discount with Club Individual Restaurant Group
  • Free parking onsite
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Reward & recognition
  • Rewards discount / cashback scheme at over 150 retailers. Categories including shopping, electricals, holidays, restaurants, insurance, and more!


Your Application

So, if you are up for the challenge and have the desired drive, determination, and experience, please get in touch by applying now and sending over your CV.

The closing date for this role is 23rd Feb 2024.


We look forward to hearing from you!


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