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      Technical Assistant

      £20,000 Location: Greater Manchester Product: Frozen Ref: 7966

      This is a brand-new position that has been created due to the expansion of this multi-sited, fast-growing company.

      They have been established for over 50 years and supply private label retailers and own brand, as well as foodservice and food manufacturing businesses.

      The job

      Key tasks of the Technical Assistant include:

      • Manage the specification system and ensure all specifications are accurate and up to date.
      • Manage the supplier approval system and ensure that all relevant details (GFSI, ethical, environmental) are kept up to date.
      • Update and manage packaging details.
      • Work with suppliers to reduce packaging where possible to reduce the company’s exposure to the PPT and subsequent EPR tax system.
      • Assist the Technical Managers to develop customer product specifications as required.

      About you

      The Technical Assistant job would suit a food science graduate (ideally with a technical placement) looking for their first food industry job, or someone with food technical experience looking to progress.

      Key attributes:

      • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office software.
      • High attention to detail and great organisation skills.
      • Working knowledge of food technical specifications is highly desirable.
      • Knowledge of packaging and related legislation and requirements is also a great benefit.
      • Own transport is essential due to site location.

      More details

      The Technical Assistant job is based in Greater Manchester and is paying £20,000.

      The working hours are 37.5 hours per week between 8 am and 5 pm with 1 hour lunch break with slight flexibility to start/finish times.

    • Suzy Standen-Payne
      recruiter

      Suzy Standen-Payne, Recruitment Team Leader, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email suzy@b3jobs.co.uk.

      Connect with Suzy on LinkedIn.

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