This job has expired

Technical Assistant

Staple Food Group
Orpington, Kent
£20K to £24K DOE
Closing date
25 Mar 2019
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

General Duties

The Technical Assistant is responsible for supporting all aspects of quality, safety and legality of the company’s products and those of its’ suppliers.

Responsible To The Technical Assistant reports directly to the Technical Manager

Key Area of Responsibility

Supporting the Technical Manager, as Technical Assistant you will assist with

  • Maintenance of the food safety and quality management systems, in accordance with BRC standards
  • Internal Auditing.
  • Product specification development, review and maintenance.
  • Dealing with suppliers and logistics on a day-to-day basis.
  • Responding to customer queries, completing customer specifications and SAQ’s
  • Managing and responding to customer complaints.
  • Supporting New product development projects, including all paperwork associated with new products to include HACCP, final product specifications, and label/artwork compliance.
  • Ensuring compliance with both BRC and Major Retailer & Food Service manufacturing standards.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Technical Manager

Core Competencies

  • Computer literate and competent with company based computer systems and requirements.
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Qualified to Level 3 HACCP and/or minimum Level 2 Food Safety in Manufacturing
  • Experience of working with retailer and food service groups’ specifications systems
  • Experience of Internal Auditing.


  • Permanent office based position (subject to initial 6 months’ probation period)
  • 37.5hrs per week ( 9am - 5pm Mon-Fri)


  • Salary range: £20000 – 24000 (depending on experience)
  • Semi-Flexible Working Pattern
  • Holiday Entitlement: 24 days (with 2 taken between 17/12 and 07/01)
  • Bonus/Profit Share Scheme


Our business was traditionally built by supplying the commodity dairy products such as, Butter, Cheese, Cream and Milk. We continue to evolve and now supply  a broad range of quality assured products, including Aerosol Cream, Convenience Eggs, IQF Vegetables and Microwavable Rice.

Our product range continues to meet the growing demands and expectations of our customers.

For over 40 years we have supplied the retail, manufacturing, foodservice, wholesale and cash & carry sectors.

In January 2017 we achieved the BRC Global Standard for Agents and Brokers. This is your assurance that we consistently achieve the highest possible standards for product quality, supported with excellent customer service.

Find Us
The Mill House
St pauls Cray
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert