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Technical Assistant

Zest Recruitment
West Yorkshire
£27000 - £32000 per annum
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is a dynamic player in the food and drink industry, dedicated to delivering quality products to their customers. As they continue to expand, they are seeking a motivated Technical Assistant to join the rapidly developing team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the commitment to compliance and quality assurance within the company.

Role Overview: As a Technical Assistant, you will be an integral part of the compliance team, ensuring that all products meet customer requirements and regulatory standards. Your primary responsibilities will include ensuring the site is adequately prepared for external audits, maintaining up-to-date specifications, and supporting the Quality Management System (QMS). Additionally, you will assist in audit scheduling and provide support to the team as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

* Collaborate with the compliance team to ensure product specifications comply with customer requirements and regulatory standards.
* Prepare the site for external audits, ensuring all documentation and processes are up to date and in compliance with relevant standards.
* Maintain accurate and current product specifications, updating as necessary to reflect any changes in ingredients, processes, or regulations.
* Work in line with the Quality Management System (QMS), following established procedures and protocols to maintain product quality and safety.
* Assist in the maintenance of audit scheduling, coordinating with internal teams to ensure audits are conducted efficiently and effectively.
* Provide support to the compliance team as needed, participating in team meetings, training sessions, and other initiatives to promote continuous improvement.


* Previous experience working in a similar role within the food industry is essential.
* Knowledge of food safety standards and regulations.
* Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Previous exposure to working with retailers is preferred but not essential.

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 (Dependent on experience)

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar position within food production. If you feel this exceptional opportunity is for you and you meet the above criteria then click apply and send us an updated copy of your CV - alternatively you can send through your C.V to or phone 01780 483 999.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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