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Technical Assistant

circa 25,000

Norfolk

The Company. 

This is a fast-growing UK based food group that sources food products from manufacturing facilities around the world and supply direct to retailers, food producers and foodservice. 

The Role.

An office-based position, this is an excellent position to gain a wide-ranging technical experience within a range of customers including many of the UK’s leading retailers, within a diverse product offering including multi-proteins, party food snacks, value added products, desserts, seafood. As a junior assistant in the Technical department, you will be given an excellent opportunity to gain vast technical experience.

Key Accountabilities.

  • Customer and supplier specification writing starting with basic products and leading to very complex products (50-100 ingredients)
  • Preparing products for nutrition and microbiological analyses and follow through to management of results
  • Carry out data logged cooking validations to appropriate guidelines
  • Work as part of a team to approve and sign off artwork, labels, pack copies for retail, foodservice and trading sectors of the business
  • Participate in the NPD process of arranging and testing samples and preparing technical data sheets for customer presentations
  • Site production attendance to ensure adherence to specifications, initially accompanied
  • Retail customer exposure for production runs, accompanied by other team members

Personal Profile. 

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident communicator
  • Must be able to work to deadlines
  • Work on their own initiative
  • IT literate, use of retailer specification systems
  • Some experience of working in the food industry
  • Demonstrate a flexible and professional approach

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

James Constable

James Constable

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