Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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An FMCG food manufacturer based in North Wales is currently seeking an experienced Technical Assistant to join their business on a permanent basis.  Reporting into the Technical Manager, the Technical Assistant is responsible for supporting the Technical department in respect of all technical and quality issues.

This role does involves some local travel and so a drivers licence AND own vehicle is essential to be considered for the role.

Key accountabilities for Technical Coordinator include:
  • Monitoring food quality systems and providing information for updating procedures.
  • Monitor HACCP and hygiene in the production area.
  • Assist with customer and supplier complaints / technical enquiries.
  • Swabbing of equipment and facilities to ensuring all products are produced to the highest standard.
  • Assist in pest control in conjunction with pest control contractor.
  • Internal audits, including traceability, glass and hard plastic, goods in checks and taste panels.
  • Calibration of all company scales, probes and so on.
  • Provide and monitor all production documentation.
  • Assist in maintaining and improving standards of quality and food safety.
  • Be customer focused and technically adept with high levels of attention to detail and good organisation skills.
  • Carry out staff inductions and assist in training to meet requirements of the role and to support in training to enable operatives to efficiently and effectively maintain the quality parameters to specification.
    • Develop a good working relationship with the production and warehouse teams to ensure high quality standards are maintained throughout the site.
You will be a food manufacturing technical professional with a formal HACCP certificate and relevant food hygiene qualifications, you will also have experience of BRC, client & 3rd party auditing experience.

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