Technical Assistant

Henderson Brown
Up to £25000 per annum
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Salary: £25,000
Location: Kent
Reference: HB7227

Our client is a leading food business who supply to a variety of the major retailers. As they continue to expand and grow their presence in the marketplace they are now seeking a driven and ambitious Technical Assistant to join their business.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a Food or Fresh Produce professional looking for their role upwards to join a well-respected food manufacturing company that supplies premium products to a number of retailers.

Key Tasks:
* Write technical specs and labels, liaise with suppliers for approval
* Update procedures, guides and production records
* Support new product development (NPD) and product launches
* Conduct audits of the manufacturing facility for compliance
* Assist with customer complaints, identify root cause and recommend preventive actions
* Respond to customer queries on behalf of the Technical Manager
* Be part of the internal auditing team, report audit findings
* Complete lab submission forms, arrange allergen and shelf life sampling
* Produce reports and meeting minutes

* Problem solving and analytical thinking
* Great listening and communication skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Strong organisational skills
* Experience in a technical/admin role is desirable
* Knowledge of BRC and retailer standards is beneficial
* Additional qualifications in HACCP, food safety and auditing are desirable
* Interest in food science, food technology, nutrition or related subject is desirable

In return you will be given a generous salary and package and the opportunity to develop your career within a profitable and growing food manufacturing business.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please either apply via this advert or call Henderson Brown on 01733 235 111 for more information.

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.

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Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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01733 235111
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood

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