Careers at Traidcraft

Current vacancies

Food Technologist

FTE Salary Scale: £32-38k per annum        

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week), flexible                      

Location: Gateshead

Do you have proven experience of working within the food industry with technical standards, packaging and product development?  Are you knowledgeable and skilled in implementing BRC and trading standards compliance? Are you looking to join a small and agile team with big ambitions? If so, Traidcraft is looking for an experienced Food Technologist to take primary authority for ensuring Traidcraft’s continued compliance with food industry standards as part of our expanding Product circle.  Working alongside your colleagues, you will provide insight into associated technical and quality standards for all existing and new products, supporting the communication and implementation of requirements for BRC, Trading Standards, Organic and Fairtrade products as well as first-class customer service to our fulfilment customers, partners and other Traidcraft circles/departments as required. Read more

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter, clearly stating which position you're applying for, to: Human Resources, Traidcraft, Kingsway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 0NE

Alternatively call us on 0191 491 0591 or email

What happens next?

We usually receive a lot of interest in our roles and it isn’t always possible to confirm receipt of every individual application, but we will contact you within four weeks of the closing date to let you know whether you have been shortlisted for interview or to provide an update if shortlisting has been delayed. 

Work Experience and Speculative Applications

Due to our limited resources, we are unable to offer regular work experience placements or manage speculative applications.  

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