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Technical Assistant

Blue Spark
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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The Company

This privately owned chilled food business supplies amazing products for the UK major multiples and are continually investing in and developing high quality, hearty products to guarantee continued excellence. They are now looking for a highly capable Technical Assistant to support the team in their mission of success.

The Role

In this essential role you’ll support the Technical Services and Compliance Manager through ensuring customer and legal requirements are met across the entire product range through a variety of technical administrative tasks.

Your responsibilities will include:
·    To assist and process with customer complaint investigations 
·    To ensure timely generation of customer and internal KPI 
·    To update, maintain, and develop complaint and trending systems 
·    To issue factory paperwork and maintain archive 
·    To conduct and coordinate project work to support and develop the current technical systems 
·    To gain exposure to all functions of the technical department, interacting with other relevant departments 

The Person

This role would suit a Food Science or Technology graduate looking to kickstart their technical career. Ideally you will have completed an industry placement and gained fundamental knowledge of food manufacturing, HACCP and compliance and legislation. A confident communicator, with great numeracy and advanced IT skills who can complete all tasks with detail and accuracy.

You’ll be handling projects and liaising with colleagues at all business levels, so organisation and the ability to prioritise is key. You’ll also need to be proactive and able to use your own initiative, thinking outside the box to consistently reach and exceed high technical standards. 

We are seeking candidates who possess a full UK driving license and can commute to the South East London/ Kent area with ease. Additionally if you do not have a full UK driving license but are willing to relocate to the area then please feel free to apply also. 

Apply now or call us on 0845 2600 737 to find out more.

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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. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please feel free to contact us. 

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.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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