Technical Assistant

CPA Recruitment - Technical Jobs
Closing date
19 Aug 2019

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Technical Assistant




The role

To ensure the legality and compliance of all products with internal and external quality and legislative requirements through a compliant QMS system


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure supplier specifications, nominated line forms, technical information and specifications are available and updated on relevant customer databases.
  • Manage and implement the raw materials and finished product sensory and lab testing programme.
  • Ensure any out of spec production is escalated for corrective action.
  • Liaise and manage the external laboratory to ensure testing is carried out in line with industry standards.
  • Create and/or proof read all product labels for factories and manage the label master file for labels printed at manufacturers sites.
  • Ensure all product and technical information is accurate and up to date 
  • Produce monthly complaints analysis and work with Sales team to investigate and resolve.
  • Monitor all lab results and complete a monthly lab analysis, investigate any out of spec results and ensure retests are carried out.
  • Manage nutritional information and nutrition queries, advising the business on Target Nutritional Standards 

Person Specification

  • Food science or related degree
  • Knowledge of food manufacture
  • Understanding of food legislation and labelling, nutritional and legal standards. 
  • Understanding of complaint managements.
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and controls.
  • Ability to manage customer specs & systems (MICROS an advantage)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

For further information on this role please call Lesa at CPA on 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to

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