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Technical Assistant

Silven Recruitment Limited
Melton Mowbray
£20000 - £23000 per year
Closing date
2 Jan 2022

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Technical Assistant

(Melton Mowbray)

Salary c. £20,000 - £23,000

Job reference: FE/10198


This is a great opportunity to begin your career in technical/quality assurance in the food industry with one of the largest red meat processors in the UK. This family-owned business has a farming heritage with a great emphasis on sustainability and one of five sites across the UK.


The Role:

The successful candidate will report to the Technical Manager as a part of the busy technical and quality team. The main duties will include:

  • Quality control checks including ph and temperature tests
  • Online inspections of products ensuring compliance in accordance with customer specifications
  • Carrying out Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP)
  • Quality Audits to ensure compliance
  • Assist with external Quality Audit preparation


The Candidate:

  • Technical/food related qualification or proven relevant experience – Foundation certificate in Food Technology preferred
  • Previous experience in the food industry
  • Understanding of HACCP
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ideally experienced in BRC and/or Retailer Audits


The Package

  • Salary c. £23,000 depending on experience
  • Monday – Friday (6am – 2:30pm and 8am – 4:30pm alternating weeks)
  • Overtime available


Next Steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, please send a copy of your CV to with FE/10198 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Find Us
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW
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