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Technical Assistant

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical Assistant

Are you an experienced Food Graduate or have experience in Technical or / Specifications / in the food industry and looking for your next career move? Would you like to take advantage of living in the country

Protea Recruitment is currently recruiting for a technical assistant who will be responsible for the following.

  • Creating and maintaining Customer Specifications Document Control for the Technical function; Assisting the Technical Services Manager with Audit Compliance Administration and maintenance of the Raw Material Database Receipt and administration of Consumer Complaints; maintaining and reporting information to monitor trends and identify and address recurring issues. Maintaining product testing database and various schedules, including nutritional, chemical, and other contaminants and preparing results

As the successful candidate, you will have previous experience in the following:

  • Specification writing is preferred but not essential. Sound experience of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point).
  • Excellent attention to detail Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication both verbal and written.
  • Proven experience in the role of technical Assistant / Food Technologist or similar  
  • A degree in Food Science or relevant subject would be advantageous.
  • A good understanding of legislation to ensure food safety is always met.


Please note the following:

  • You will need to have full working rights in place.
  • Have a driver's licence.
  • A Degree or relevant qualification is desired.
  • Experience in food and drinks is essential

If you can say YES to the above, then don’t hesitate and apply now!





A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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