Technical Assistant

Recruiter
Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
16 Nov 2016
Closes
14 Dec 2016
Ref
Y5220
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This is an exciting chance to work for an outstanding premium food company supplying a wide range of branded products across a number of diverse categories. They are now seeking a Technical Assistant to support the team to help ensure all their products are produced to the highest quality.

The Role

In this dynamic, hands-on role you’ll report to the Technical Manager and be responsible for:

  • Providing technical support across the department, acting as a first point of contact for suppliers and customers on technical requirements.
  • Compiling, reviewing and updating product specifications in line with food safety and quality requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Keeping up with the latest food legislation as well as customer and company standards, communicating any changes and driving continuous improvements.
  • Assisting with the benchmarking and analysis of new products, ensuring technical compliance to specifications as well as nutritional and shelf life requirements.

The Candidate

Suit a Food Science or Technology graduate who has at least a year’s technical work experience gained from a similar role working with retailers in the food manufacturing industry. Essentially you’ll have a working knowledge of retail specification systems and a good understanding of the technical processes of product development from concept to launch. You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organisation, and project management and presentation skills in order to achieve success in this customer facing role.

If you are a team player with a passion for food quality and innovation then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call the office on 0845 2600 737 for more information.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.