Technical Assistant part time

Posted 6 February by Kandhu Ltd

Superb opportunity for a Part Time Technical Assistant (hours negotiable) to work with a successful, long established food importer and distributor.

My client is a leading London based importer of ambient products. They are an impressive well-structured organisation with a flat structure and open communication style.

An opportunity has arisen within the Technical Department for a food technical assistant to work with customers and suppliers in all information flow relating to the company BRC accreditation.

This is an office-based role with a high administration content that requires attention to detail and the ability to co-ordinate and provide accurate information to all stakeholders

You will report to the Technical Manager who will support and direct your activities, but you will be expected to take responsibility for your workload and be confident in your communication skills.

Your duties will include:

-Notifying suppliers in the event of non-conformances and effecting a satisfactory outcome
-Developing and maintaining accurate product specifications that are consistent with source data and compliant with customer and legislative requirements
-Ensuring that accurate and comprehensive specification data is received from the suppliers
-Ensuring that up to date certification and HACCP documents are held for all suppliers
-Other duties as required which may include (but are not limited to) the completion of customer questionnaires and dealing with customer complaints.

Person specification

-A degree in a food related subject such as Food Science or Food Technology
-One years' experience in a food business in a technical capacity
-Experience in the writing of food specifications
-Knowledge of HACCP and UK legislative requirements
-Must be very competent with IT, in particular Excel and Word
-Must be very accurate, organised and methodical whilst at the same time able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
-Some experience of product testing using standard food industry protocols and laboratory equipment

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector

Required skills

  • quality control
  • haccp
  • Technical Assistant
  • food degree

Reference: 34406432

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