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Technical and Production Administrator

W & H Marriage & Sons Limited
Chelmer Mills, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1PN
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Production, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Technical and Production Administrator

W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd

W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd, established in 1824 are a family owned mill, who have for over 6 generations of family ownership, consistently produced quality, award-winning flour.

Our automated flour mill is a unique mix of high-tech milling machinery and traditional elements, such as the historic mill stones used to produce stoneground flour.

This newly created role of Technical and Production Administrator within our Technical Team will be based at our Mill in the heart of the historic City of Chelmsford and will support ensuring our range of flours meet all requirements for due diligence, quality, and integrity.

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday, between 0830  - 1700 hours.


Maintaining databases, delivering effective systems and processes to monitor, highlight, and improve product quality and food safety. Reporting consumer/customer quality data, to drive continuous improvements.

Main duties

  • Check daily to ensure all batches of bulk flour have been picked and reported as finished.
  • Upload Blends to system
  • Complete customer Self-assessment forms
  • Issue and follow up new supplier audit information for supplier approval, monitor and reissue in accordance with requirements. Track supplier accreditations and maintain a certificate register
  • Maintain and update the equipment calibration log and track calibration due dates.
  • Issue paperwork / reminders for internal audits / join the internal auditing team and undertake internal audits
  • Maintain data on Marriage’s and customer specification systems and give customer links our specification system
  • Collate and compile KPI reports for customers and internal meetings
  • Daily walk-about QA inspections
  • Provide admin support for the Technical and production teams

Qualifications required

  • Essential

Science A level or equivalent food qualification, or equivalent work experience

  • Desirable

Food technology or science degree.


•              Essential

Some experience in food technology, either through an industrial placement or since graduating

  • Desirable

Knowledge of Microsoft AX

Other Information

Free on site parking

24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

Life assurance

Discount on Flour and items in our Country Store

Application method

To apply please send your CV and cover letter detailing how your experience meets the requirements of this role.


W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd has been milling flour in Essex since 1824. Today the fifth and sixth generations of the Marriage family continue the milling tradition. We source the best wheat, much of it from farmers within 30 miles of Chelmer Mills, including our own arable farms. Our flour is produced using a combination of the traditional techniques we have trusted for generations and the best modern milling technology. Marriage’s range includes organic, speciality and stoneground flours for high street and artisan bakeries, manufacturers and home bakers.

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