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Technical Administrator

The People Co. / Assure Jobs
West London
Closing date
22 May 2024

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

Job Details

Technical Assistant 

As an importer of a variety of prestigious brands from across the world, our client supplies a range of speciality foods into the retail, wholesale and food service sectors. The business is going through a dynamic time of change and development, with more exciting expansion plans in the pipeline.

The role 
To work with and support the Technical Manager in ensuring food safety compliance within the business, through creating, maintaining and updating records, labels and product specifications. 

Key Accountabilities

•    Provide support and guidance to ensure food safety and product labelling compliance in accordance with regulations, customer and business requirements.
•    Efficiently handle and manage all customer complaints liaising with suppliers and customers.
•    To assist with implementation and maintenance of the BRCGS Storage and Distribution  accreditation.
•    Carry out finished goods product checks against artwork or product specification at goods intake.
•    Organise samples for product testing 
•    Action customer requests related to product details in a timely manner. 
•    Collaboratively work with suppliers to ensure Product and Packaging Specifications are completed and assist where necessary.
•    To assist with Artwork Approval Process from start to finish. 
•    Represent and work from a technical perspective on NPD/EPD.

Person Profile

•    Degree in Food/Nutrition/Product Development or similar 
•    Great attention to detail and accuracy with a commitment towards continuous improvement and service excellence
•    Experience of UK labelling compliance or UK labelling requirements. 
•    Good written and verbal communication skills.
•    Strong time management. 
•    Strong organisational skills.
•    Ability to work to deadlines and be able to prioritize and manage workload
•    1-2 year experience within the food industry or in a similar role
•    Understanding or experience of BRC requirements. 
•    HACCP – Level 2/Level 3




Regulatory, food safety and quality assurance teams are the industry’s gatekeepers, making sure nothing leaves without meeting the required standard. They fulfil an important role in safeguarding product integrity and protecting the reputation of a brand, by ensuring that product is safe, authentic and legal. Within our Assure division, we understand the very specific skillsets required for these vitally important roles. From quality assurance technologists, technical managers and food safety managers to heads of regulatory affairs, our People can help.

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