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Technical Assistant

Blue Spark
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This exceptional branded food business are well known for their high quality & innovative market leading products.  Their mission is to improve customer’s lives through developing healthy relationships with food.  Internationally recognised for their high quality products, this passionate business is now seeking a Technical Assistant to join their team initially for a 12 months maternity cover with a view of making it a permanent role.

The Role

In this essential role you’ll support the Senior Technical Manager through ensuring customer and legal requirements are met across the entire product range.

Your responsibilities will include:

· Working closely with internal teams, ensuring that all technical documentation and specifications are completed accurately and that all products are produced in accordance with food manufacturing legislation

· Assisting with the benchmarking and analysis of new products

· Investigation of customer complaints and analysing data on a weekly and monthly basis

· Collation of technical and marketing information required for generation of artwork and ensure the smooth running of timings – both UK and International - and approval

· Examining legislation of international markets and completion of export documentation and Brexit documentation support as required.

The Person

Suit a recent Food Science or Technology graduate looking to enhance their technical career and expand their skills. Previous experience of working within a similar technical support role within the food industry would be desirable, however strong MS skills with an adaptable approach is a must. You will have excellent communication, organisation and prioritisation skills as you’ll be handling projects and liaising with colleagues at all levels. You’ll be self-motivated and able to use your own initiative to consistently reach and exceed high technical standards.

If you are committed to achieving exceptional product quality then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6331


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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