Technical Assistant

DR Newitt
Up to £25,000 per annum
25 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client, a well-known and successful food manufacturer are currently looking for a Technical Assistant.

The role

  • Manage Quality management system so that all procedures are written, issued, reviewed and disposed of correctly.
  • Manage HACCP system ensuring CCP checks are done correctly
  • Responsible for all factory quality control.
  • To be fully conversant with all traceability systems and requirements
  • Manage suppliers accreditation
  • Responsible for communications with retailers on aspects audits, closing out corrective actions, score cards and attending sampling sessions and conferences.
  • Provide support to ensure BRC compliance and any customers standards ie TFMS
  • Provide Technical support before, during and after all external audits.
  • Review and continual approve systems and any Technical aspects.
  • Supporting with the launching of new products, retailer reviews, rebranding and non-conformance management
  • Carry out investigations on all complaints received and ensure they are closed out in a timely manner as well as all trending.
  • Assist  in overseeing the Laboratory function is meeting the requirements legislativley and the requirements of the business

The candidate

  • Degree in Food Science / Manufacturing or equivalent
  • Experience working in a Technical role within the food industry either in operations, quality or laboratory disciplines
  • Level 3 HACCP,  Level 1 /2  Food Hygiene
  • Internal / Lead auditor qualification
  • Good working knowledge of BRC and food safety
  • Computer literate in Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Internet and Email
  • Experience in dealing with customers including retailers within a Technical role

What's on offer?

  • A starting salary up to £25,000 per annum
  • The opportunity to work with a leading business in their product category

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV.

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