Technical Assistant

b3 jobs
East Midlands Region
Closing date
8 Nov 2019

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Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Leicestershire, Leicester, East Midlands Region
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Technical Assistant

Job ref: 62366 | £18,000 | East Midlands

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to work for a family-run business which is dedicated to creating delicious, innovative and high quality products. The company are committed to creating leading products and are constantly reviewing consumer trends to stay at the forefront of their market sector.

The job

The Technical Assistant role is crucial within the technical department, working both within a team and independently to ensure food safety, quality and legislative compliance, whilst fully implementing company Policy to achieve agreed technical objectives.

You will assist ensure that the quality system and standards are maintained, monitor conformance of product to specifications, assist in continually improving on customer product expectations and service levels, assist in ensuring food safety standards exceed requirements, maintain product and raw material specifications, assist in maintaining accreditation (IFS, RSPO & HALAL), assist in management of customer complaints plus carry out product and ingredients analysis and sampling.

Your experience

To be considered for the Technical Assistant job, you will be educated (ideally degree level) in a food science or food technology discipline and previous experience working in a food industry technical role, either from a university placement or full-time position. You will be able to demonstrate solid knowledge of basic food hygiene, be familiar with food quality systems plus possess excellent attention to detail and communication skills. Knowledge of internal auditing, HACCP principles and food labelling legislation are all highly desirable.

More details

The Technical Assistant job is based in the East Midlands region and is paying £18,000. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

How to apply

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

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

Technical Administrator | Technical Admin Assistant| Technical Coordinator | Food Technologist | Food Industry Technical Jobs | Technical Information Officer | Food Manufacturing Technical Jobs | Leicestershire

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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Graduates 2020

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Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

Contact Us
  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • United Kingdom
  • 01435 866000
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