Technical Assistant

Location
England, Lincolnshire, Spalding
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
HB2774
Contact
Ryan Peters
Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a market leading Fresh Produce company that supply a variety of products and services into the major retailers. As they continue to expand and grow their presence in the marketplace they are now seeking a driven Agriculture or Food Science graduate who is seeking their first step into the FMCG world with a Technical role.

Reporting into the Technical Manager this role will be dealing with areas such as complaints, specification control, KPI tracking and customer technical on line systems

This is an exciting opportunity to work within an industry leading company with exciting expansion plans in place for the next few years.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Handling of customer complaints and corrective action documentation
* Management of customer specifications and production line calibration
* 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.
* Mentoring and leadership of junior team members
* provide trend data on key KPI's across technical key measures
* Daily tracking of HACCP, GMP and other Quality related KPIs
* Supporting the Quality and Production teams on Technical related issues


DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
* Previous Quality or Technical experience within the Food Manufacturing or Fresh Produce industry
* Ideally degree qualified in Food or Agricultural sciences
* Food Safety and HACCP aware, ideally trained
* 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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