Techncial Assistant

b3 jobs
£18,000 - £19,500
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Technical Assistant

Job ref: 7946 | £18,000 - £19,500 | Devon

The company

From the very beginning, this specialist food manufacturer has married traditional cooking methods with innovative flavours to create an impressive range of award-winning and delicious products.

The job

The purpose of your role as Technical Assistant is to ensure that customer, company and legal requirements for raw materials and supplier quality assurance are achieved.

The role would suit a college leaver or graduate and training will be provided.

Key tasks:

  • Manage and authorise label declarations to ensure compliance and provide print templates for the design team.
  • Maintain customer specification portals ensuring information is up to date and accurate.
  • Act as the a point of contact for customer queries regarding specifications.
  • Check and approve product artwork, packaging and labelling in accordance with customer requirements and current legislation.
  • Ensure due diligence assessments and validations are undertaken on first production runs and product launches.
  • Organise and maintain the procedure for approval of ingredients and packaging, ensuring all components are risk assessed and compliant with company standards, Allergen Control, TACCP and VACCP.
  • Generate barcodes using the required software to ensure labels meet all legislative requirements.

About you

Key skills and experience for the Technical Assistant include:

  • Educated within a food technology related subject to at least an A-Level standard OR some experience working in a food quality or technical role.
  • HACCP and/or Food Safety qualifications highly desirable.
  • IT literate including Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

More details

The Technical Assistant job is based in Devon and is paying £18,000 - £19,500 according to your experience.

The working hours are 9 am to 5 pm, a total of 37.5 hours per week.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Technical Administrator| Technical Admin Assistant | Technical Coordinator | Food Technologist | Technical Information Officer | Food Technical Jobs


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!
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  • 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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Find Us
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom

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