Technical Assistant (Food Manufacturing)

Technical Assistant (Food Manufacturing)

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  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Technical Assistant to join the site Technical team. This would suit either a Technical Assistant looking for their next challenge or an experienced QA professional looking to take their skills and knowledge to the next level within the Technical department and be more customer facing. 

Don't worry if you lack the experience of writing technical specficatsions, full training will be provided on this. The role would also offer some long-term career progression for those who wanted this. 

Reporting into the Technical Manager, the successful Technical Assistant will be responsible for managing existing and new customer technical information and co-ordinating their technical issues. Responsible for new process technology developments and concept to launch for new technologies and business advancement projects.  

Technical Assistant - Summary of key responsibilities:
  • Determine shelf life and specification criteria for products devised from technological advancements.
  • Co-ordinating the investigation and preparing the response for complaints, solving technical queries.
  • Support the implementation and integration of the HACCP Plan & Quality Management Systems.
  • Collate and data analyze the QMS records and present findings as tabular results for onward business reporting and for the organization for the storage of all associated records for the designated retention period.
  • Responsible for Customer Specifications, Complaint Management and SAQ completion 
  • Attend allocated site tier meetings/briefings as required.
  • Liaise with the team members on operational issues encouraging an open, respectful, teamwork orientated and honest culture.
  • Deputise for the Quality Assurance Leader in their absence.
Food manufacturing experience would be essential for this role. Ideally you will be an experienced Technical Assistant / QA professional with a strong food safety knowledge, excellent communication skills and a customer focussed approach. 

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis (outside IR35 Determination). Agency PAYE and Umbrella engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.
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