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Technical Assistant

Shepton Mallet
£21k - 23k per year + benefits
Closing date
18 Mar 2019

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Technical Assistant – Shepton Mallet - £21-23k

My Client is a well-established leading food manufacturer who have recently invested in a new site in the beautiful city of Wells, Somerset.  They are now seeking a Technical Assistant / Quality Auditor who will join them within their Technical Team. This role offers fantastic opportunities and progression for the right candidate.  The role is fast paced, demanding and diverse, and will hold a real breadth for exposure to all aspects of technical within the food industry. You will need to be an excellent communicator, with attention to detail and a passion for technical to be successful in this role. The hours on the role typically 2pm-11pm Tuesday –Saturday. Salary is 21k plus a 10% bonus, matched contributory pension and subsidised canteen

Technical Assistant TASKS:
·Gather and prepare microbiological samples.
·Carry out release of sleeves and labels commenting on missing items and rectifying problems
·Audit and file production paperwork.
·Aid with customer complaint investigations
·Glass audit daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly
·CCP verification audits
·Complete non conformance log
·Blue plaster and metal detectable pen check
·Traceability when required
·Print all factory weight sheets on a weekly basis topping up where necessary
·Daily and weekly temperature checks
·Chemical concentration checks
Technical Assistant Experience / Skills Required:
·Experience of working within a quality management system QMS
·Excellent communication skills – dealing with personnel on the factory floor
·Good attention to detail
·Flexibility and ability to work in a fast changing small company environment
·Available to work outside of normal hours and bank holidays if required
·Experience in a QA or QC role preferable

This role could suit a Graduate who is keen to embark on a career within the Food Industry or a candidate who has experience of working within a QA or Technical role within the Industry
If the role is of interest, then please send your CV today
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