Technical Assistant

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
23 Nov 2016
Closes
21 Dec 2016
Ref
HB2308
Contact
Ryan Peters
Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Technical Assistant

Salary: £23,000 to £27,000 (DOE)

Location: Hertfordshire

PURPOSE OF JOB:

Our client is a leading supplier of specialist FMCG products into the Major Multiples and online markets. As they continue to expand and grow their presence in the marketplace they are now seeking an ambitious and talented Technical Assistant to join their team in Hertfordshire.

Reporting into the Customer Technical Manager this role is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Food or Fresh Produce professional with an interest in the Technical Sector to take a step up in their career

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic and supportive working environment where career and personal development opportunities are available to those willing to put the effort in.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Undertake routine analysis and provide reports to determine KPI performance.
*Use QMS data to monitor and review performance
*Produce weekly complaints reports
*Produce photographic specifications and construct Quality Contracts/photo manuals.
*Update and maintain internal and supplier specifications.
*Ensure customer specifications are accurate and up to date.
*Technical data entry into internal and external documents.
*Provide trend data on key KPI's across technical key measures
*Track rejections and trend
*Undertake shelf life validation work


DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
*Previous Technical experience within the Food, Fresh Produce or Horticulture industry
*A degree in Food or Horticultural sciences
*Strong IT skills ( Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
*A keen eye for details and an organised and detailed approach to work
*Strong communication and diplomacy skills
*The ability to work to a tight deadline, manage and prioritise a busy workload
*Self-motivated, ambitious and eager to learn

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters at ryan@hendbrown.com or call 07940 005540 for more information.

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