Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Up to £10.58 per hour
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Food Food Food Food
Contact Name: Malgorzata Kogut

Technical Assistant - Food Manufacturing

Job Description

Barker Ross are currently recruiting for Technical Assistant for one of our clients based in Nottingham, NG9.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Technical Assistant you will ensure that the internal quality system is maintained to a high standard through carrying out internal factory audits and monitoring product conformance.

  • To carry out internal audits, such as hygiene audits, process audits & GMP audits in line with the relevant internal audit schedule. Where factory issues are identified during an audit, you will agree appropriate corrective actions and timescales with the relevant department manager
  • Carrying out checks to confirm compliance with the agreed raw material specification and recording critical traceability information for all raw materials at goods intake.
  • Carrying out checks on and the calibration of key factory equipment, such as temperature probes and metal detectors.
  • Generate detailed records of factory incidents i.e. metal incidents and glass breakages
  • Monitor product conformance to customer specifications through daily taste panels
  • Critical weight, temperatures, and MAP packaging checks
  • Swabbing according to schedule, collecting raw material and finished product samples. Responsible for retrieving the associated micro data.
  • Check processing records to ensure that they are completed accurately and filed away correctly
  • Assist in maintaining accreditations and undertake projects in line with customer codes of practice & BRC requirements
  • Investigate and respond to customer complaints. Be able to cascade and communicate customer complaints to the factory.

Job Type: Full-time, Temp to Perm role

Salary: £10.58p/h

Working pattern:

  • 06.00 - 14.00 or 14:00 - finish
  • Tuesday to Saturday


  • You should have an interest in science & food processing, as well as the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
  • You should be adaptable, with the ability to work on your own initiative, whilst being able to work well in a team.
  • Knowledge of food safety principles, HACCP and internal auditing is desirable.


  • Full UK Driving licence (required)

If interested, please apply and for more information please call Barker Ross on 0115 8960 888


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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