Technical Assistant

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-14 00:00:00
Reference: 555101662
Contact Name: Kerry Hillyard
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2019 16:14

Job Description

Technical Assistant required for a manufacturing company based in Salisbury (SP2). This is a Full Time, Permanent job. Paying up to £24,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. Hours of work are Monday to Friday with some flexibility on start and finish times. Benefits include: 20 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays, Pension, Free company products, Free parking in the local vicinity.

As a Technical Assistant you will be part of the technical team that are collectively responsible for producing quality products to customer specifications. Key responsibilities include supporting Technical Management with the upkeep of the food safety and quality management system and handling customer complaints. Duties will include:
  • Reviewing the production process to ensure products are made to specification
  • Carrying out routine checks on raw materials and check against specification
  • Receiving, investigating, responding and reporting to customer complaints
  • Manage and report internal NCN's and reject database, noting trends
  • Completing various regular internal audits ensuring that corrective actions are implemented
  • Ensuring certificates are up to date for service and calibration of equipment
  • Train staff on technical and Critical Control Point procedures and carry out competency audits
  • Manage lab testing schedule and report out of spec results
  • Use ERP to maintain technical status of raw materials, WIP and finished goods
To be considered for this position as Technical Assistant you will possess the following skills and experience or be a graduate with a technical qualification:
  • Level 2, (preferably) 3 food safety qualification
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferably food.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and able to confidently converse with all staff across different departments.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office including Word & Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to understand, collate and analyse data
  • Ability to problem solve and provide satisfactory resolutions
  • Highly organised, flexible approach and able to work in a fast moving environment
  • An understanding of BRC requirements
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