Technical Assistant

DR Newitt
East London
A competitive salary up to £30,000
07 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

I am currently recruiting for a Technical Assistant on behalf of a client who are well established in the food manufacturing industry.

The Role

  • Supporting the Technical Manager
  • Managing BRC System.
  • Maintaining the Quality Manual ensuring regular reviews and updating when required.
  • Managing quality procedure changes.
  • Internal auditing, managing internal audit schedules and inspections by QA team.
  • Coordinating and carrying out traceability audits, system audits.
  • Member of the HACCP team, undertaking HACCP reviews and HACCP audits.
  • Management of the Vulnerability Assessment aspect of the Food Safety Management Plan.
  • Maintaining product & packaging specifications, undertaking regular specification reviews.
  • Issuing new specifications.
  • Working with NPD development contractors to manage product recipes.
  • Assisting with factory trials.
  • Assisting with supplier approval, performance monitoring and supplier certification.
  • Liaising with procurement team regarding new supplier approvals, monitoring of suppliers regarding responses to non-conformances and complaints.
  • Maintaining schedules for glass and hard plastic inspections by the QA team, following up repairs/replacements required with department heads.
  • Assisting the Technical Manager with coordinating the monthly technical meetings and held stock meetings including minute taking.
  • Completion of specifications for customers.
  • Customer complaints trending

The Candidate

  • Ideally you will have a Food science degree or equivalent.
  • Ideally you will have an Internal auditing qualification.
  • Minimum 3-year experience in food manufacturing environment.
  • Practical experience of BRC audit and managing QMS/BRC system.

What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive salary range up to £30,000 depending on experience
  • Working Monday – Friday office hours

If the above role could be of interest and you would like more information please call Cassi Henderson at DR Newitt Recruitment on 0131 226 5060.

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