Technical Assistant (Tues – Sat AM) 6 month contract, possible perm

Technical Assistant (Tues – Sat AM) 6 month contract, possible perm

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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A leading food manufacturer in the South West area is currently seeking a Technical Assistant to work on the morning shift across Tuesday to Saturday on a 6 month contract.  Please note, as this business is growing there may be a possibility this role will become permanent.

The Technical Coordinator will support, maintain and improve the quality and food safety management standards on the morning shift and will be responsible for auditing / updating systems ensuring the highest Technical and Quality standards are achieved and maintained.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience of Technical / Quality within a fast paced food manufacturing environment or a recent Food Science Graduate with a Technical or Quality placement experience within the food industry.

Technical Assistant responsibilities include:
• Prepare microbiological samples / swabs / water samples and input data in to the necessary quality database
• Audit production paper work and organise accordingly
• Follow-up on any raw material issues
• Carry out customer complaint investigations
• Internal Audits such as GMP, Hygiene, Glass etc and report results
• Conduct verification checks
• Support with temperature monitoring checks when required
• Report any Technical issues to Management
• Support with Technical projects, implementing processes and procedures
• Present Technical data cross-functionally
• Attend daily meetings as required
• Liaise with the day / night hygiene team regarding any cleaning / hygiene issues

You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to perform in a fast paced and pressurised environment with knowledge of basic food hygiene. You’ll be IT literate, possess good problem solving skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritise your workload.

Application via CV

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