Technical Assistant

Booths Ltd
Preston, Lancashire, North West
30 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Technical Assistant

Booths is more than just a well loved store. It's a family. Maybe it's because we've been a family-run business since 1847, but joining our team really does feel like joining a caring, supportive family. You feel special.

The purpose of the role is to provide technical assistance to the Site Technical Manager through day to day Technical activities. Assisting with the management of the food safety systems and activities associated.

Booths Offers you some Amazing Benefits:
• Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after qualifying service.
• Access to an Occupational Health provider
• Opportunity to join the Healthshield Insurance Scheme
• Company Pension
• Colleague Bonus Scheme
• Long Service Awards


1. Assist with GMP/GHP audits ensuring that all recommendations are completed in a timely manner.
2. Assist with the up keep of the Sites QMS systems.
3. Assist with the development and maintenance of BRC standards.
4. Support with 3rd party audits.
5. Assist with the development and up keep of the sites HACCP processes, site standards, monitoring, reviewing and validating implementation.
6. Assist with food safety, HACCP and allergen training.
7. Promote positive food safety culture.
8. Manage raw material and finished product specifications ensuring they are kept up to date.
9. Create QAS for finished products.
10. Support with Booths brand first production launches.
11. Maintain Non Conformance data systems.
12. Assisting and maintaining internal traceability systems (using electronic document software).
13. Assist in managing crisis situations with regards to food safety.
14. Instrumental in actively promoting a safety culture &, ensuring quality & safety standards are met, and products are manufactured to correct specification. 
15. To demonstrate and role model the Booths Purpose.


You need to show us that you have the following:

E = Essential
D = Desirable

Internal / External Auditing - D
HACCP Trained - D

High & Low care food manufacturing - D
Food Safety - E

Working with various food types both chilled and ambient - E
Good computer, written and verbal skills - E
Experience in working with BRC standards - D
Auditing experience - D

Excellent attention to detail - E
Comfortable with working both individually and part of a team - E
To demonstrate and role model the Booths Purpose - E

Have previous experience of working in food manufacturing - E
Experience in working with BRC standards - D

How we do things at Booth  

Booths believes that how we behave and carry on our business, with our customers and with each other, is what makes us different from our competitors and what makes us special. What we value most at Booths and will want you to demonstrate can be summarised briefly by the following six behaviours:

  • Humility
  • Dedication
  • Customer Happiness
  • Authenticity
  • Freedom
  • Togetherness

Like the idea of family life? Join us…..

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