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Technical Assistant

Blue Spark
South West England
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

With a goal to delight customers and consumers alike this continually growing food business supply the foodservice sector across the UK with high quality products.  They are now seeking a proactive and dynamic Technical Assistant to join their friendly team.

The Role

In this key technical role you’ll report to the Technical Manager and be given the chance to learn about and contribute to the smooth running of the technical department and manufacturing processes. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in ensuring all products manufactured are safe, legal and of the specified quality through maintaining Quality Management systems, ensuring information is up to date whilst producing and monitoring KPIs, and ensuring implementation of BRC requirements.
  • Maintain the appropriate documentation as set out in the Company Quality Manual and supporting with the rolling out of new policies and procedures  including the implementations of BRC requirements
  • Assisting and leading external audits & customer visits as well as carrying out internal audits  at production sites and shops and traceability exercises against site schedule
  • Liaising with customers on all Technical requests, responding to queries in a timely manner as well as investigating complaints to prevent future risks.

The Person

Suit a Food Science or Technology graduate looking to kick-start their technical career and expand their skills. You may have previously worked in a similar technical support role within the food industry where you have gained excellent analytical skills along with a keen eye for detail. You must have excellent communication, organisation and prioritisation skills as you’ll be handling multiple projects and liaising with colleagues and customers at all business levels. You’ll also need to be proactive and able to use your own initiative, thinking outside the box to consistently reach and exceed high 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: F6332


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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