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Technical Assistant

b3 jobs
South Yorkshire
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Technical Assistant

South Yorkshire
Prepared Food & Ingredients
Job ref: 8226

The company

Founded over 35 years ago, this leading specialist food manufacturer supplies high-quality food products to the retail trade, foodservice industry, and further food manufacturing.

The company is passionate about creating high-quality products and providing a brilliant customer experience, together with their dedication to food trends and innovation.

About the Technical Assistant job

The purpose of your role will be to assist the Technical Manager with ensuring that all matters relating to food safety, technical, legality and quality are adhered to and maintained.

Key tasks:

  • Deal with and investigate customer complaints, making sure they are thoroughly investigated, and the root cause established.
  • Conduct GMP Audits and issue non-conformances for corrective actions.
  • Trend results and generating monthly technical reports.
  • Assist the Technical Manager with BRCGS and customer audits.
  • Issue internal audits and maintain the site’s internal audit systems.
  • Work alongside NPD to gather information on new products from kitchen samples, factory trials and to launch
  • Assist in HACCP reviews.
  • Assist in collecting and sending micro/chemical samples to the laboratory for analysis.
  • Organise the testing of equipment that requires calibration.
  • Assist in the maintenance of site documentation and traceability.

Skills & experience required for the Technical Assistant job

  • Previous experience working in a food manufacturing technical role.
  • Understanding of internal and customer specifications.
  • Understanding of BRCGS, HACCP and Food Safety Quality Management Systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • A strong passion for quality and technical with ambitions for continuous improvements and promoting a positive food safety culture.

More details

The Technical Assistant job is based in South Yorkshire and is paying £27,000.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am - 5.30 pm.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button to be considered for the Technical Assistant job.

After you submit your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days, assuming 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 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:

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01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU
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