Graduate Technical Assistant

b3 jobs
East Anglia
£15,000 - £22,000
Closing date
4 Nov 2019

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Graduate Technical Assistant

Job ref: 62424 | £15,000 - £22,000 | East Anglia

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful food business which is dedicated to producing innovative, high-quality products which are always at the forefront of market trends. The business is highly adaptable to the needs of their customers and are also dedicated to the ongoing progression of their staff.

The job

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to work in a busy technical department where you will have excellent opportunity to gain vast experience over multiple product categories.

You will prepare and write customer and supplier product specifications, prepare products for nutritional and microbiological analysis, carry out data logged cooking validations, approve and sign off artwork labels and pack copy for retail, foodservice and trading sectors, participate in the NPD process of arranging and testing samples and preparing technical data sheets for customer presentations and site production attendance to ensure adherence to specifications.

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level in a food related discipline and/or possess previous food manufacturing QA/technical experience.

This role would suit an individual who is looking for their first full time food industry job with a passion for learning the overall QA/technical function. To succeed, you will enjoy a fast-paced environment, have a team approach and possess good communication skills.

More details

The Graduate Technical Assistant job is based in the East Anglia region and is paying £15,000 - £22,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Graduate Technical Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 62424.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative Job titles

QA Technician | Food Technologist | Specifications Technologist | Technical Administrator | Quality Assistant | Food Industry Graduate Jobs | East Anglia | Norfolk

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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