Location: Buckinghamshire, England
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food Food Food Food Food Food
Contact Name: Ray Jones

Technical Assistant - Food

Job Description

We now have an exciting opportunity available for a full time (40 hours per week) Technical Assistant to assist the Quality Manager in the implementation of the Company's Quality Management System and in maintaining BRC accreditation (A Grade). You will ensure the food safety, quality and legality of all products on site.

You will be a key player in the technical team and your duties will have a major emphasis on the smooth running of the factory floor including:

  • Completing customer specifications, experience using online systems such as Tesco Technical Library
  • Completing own style specifications
  • Conducting GMP audits
  • Investigating and responding to complaints
  • Confident in audits and talking to customers
  • Carrying out testing in lab for physical parameters to inspect quality of raw material and packaging, record results on inspection report sheets, issue pass/hold/reject labels as appropriate, report any non-conformances
  • Carry out and record calibration checks on equipment
  • Computer literate as will need to use ERP system, word, excel etc.
  • Completing internal audits

Your experience

To be considered for the Technician Assistant role, you will be a holder of a degree/HND within a food science/technology discipline and previous food industry QA/technical experience would be an advantage. You will ideally be familiar with GMP, internal audits and QMS systems.

Please apply with your full CV and covering letter to


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.

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