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Graduate Technical Assistant

b3 jobs
Hampshire / Dorset Region
£20,000 - £24,000
Closing date
17 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Graduate, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Graduate Technical Assistant

Job ref: 7990 | £20,000 - £24,000 | Hampshire/Dorset

The company

You will be working for a high-quality and ambitious food production business that strives to ensure its employees work in a happy, healthy, and safe environment.

The senior management team actively encourages their employees to develop their skills, and fully immerse themselves in the company culture of quality and innovation.

The job

The purpose of your role is to provide administrative and practical support to the operations department to assure the business meets legal obligations and provide evidence to support its accreditations.

Key tasks:

  • Maintain the approved raw material and supply chain lists, including management of the live specifications database.
  • Ensure new suppliers are set up according to the supplier management procedure.
  • Manage QMS system and documentation.
  • Administration and updating of contract packing documentation.
  • Update and generate product specifications in both internal and contract packing formats.
  • Assist in the administration and investigation of customer complaints.

About you

This role would suit a food science, food technology or similar graduate looking for their first food manufacturing job.

You will be a key part of the technical team where you can learn how to manage and maintain food safety systems. Therefore, the role would suit someone with an ambition to develop and progress.

Skills and experience for the Technical Assistant include:

  • Educated to a degree level in food science, food technology or related subject (or equivalent experience).
  • Food or beverage QA/technical experience would be a benefit i.e. from a university food industry placement.
  • IT literate including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

More details

The Graduate Technical Assistant job is based in the Hampshire/Dorset region and is paying £20,000 - £24,000 according to your experience.

The package includes 28 days including bank holidays, benefits, free parking and free tea and coffee.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 5 pm.

How to apply

To be considered for the Graduate Technical Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

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


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