We are looking for a food industry experienced Technical Assistant to get involved in all technical aspects including auditing and traceability for this ambient food importer and distributor.
Supplies all sectors of the food industry from large manufacturers, bakeries and supermarket packers to smaller independent wholesalers and distributors. The company prides itself their ability to maintain competitiveness, differentiation and innovation.
The Technical Assistant
You will be carrying out a vital role in supporting the Technical Team
and enabling the business to carry out its technical activities effectively. The key part of the role is to respond to customer enquiries and requirements, assist with the implementation of new products and get involved with updating specifications. Some other key activities will include: -
·ensuring product developments meet customer, legal and food safety requirements
·Client and Supplier liaison
·Supplier Approval Documentation
·Experience of on-line spec systems - Quadex + Hamilton Grant etc.
·Keeping abreast of legal, food safety and labeling changes and maintaining a strong and regular customer contact build on customer relations
·Completion of the necessary paperwork for imports and supplier audit trails
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
You will be working within a food business, ideally with some importing experience. You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills / experience: -
Iddeally experience within the Bakery sector or Retail packing sectors
·Degree or HND in a food science or related subject, or proven experience in the food industry
·Working knowledge of HACCP
·Supplier or internal auditing experience.
·Proven communication skills, both verbal and written.
·Ability to multi-task, project manage and build effective working relationships.
If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!
Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector
"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."