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JOB TITLE: Technical Assistant   SALARY: Excellent Salary Available DOE    ADDED: 10-07-2019

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Dorchester, Dorset, England

Our client is a successful manufacturer of Food products. Due to growth Manucomm are now seeking a Technical Administrator / Technical Assistant to join a team of 6 in a newly created role that will support the Technical Team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company in a day based role. The role is fast paced, demanding and diverse, and will hold a real breadth for exposure to all aspects of technical within the food industry. You will need to be an excellent communicator, with attention to detail and have a passion for technical to be successful in this role.

The role of the Technical Assistant will involve:

1.Monitor pro-actively safety, legality and quality issues relating to raw material, WIP and finished goods in production and warehouses to ensure standards are met through the correct implementation of the company’s integrated management systems.
2.Assist in the management of technical functions including (but not limited to) microbiology, non-conformances and traceability’s/mass balance.
3.Assist and/or cover in the management of the monitoring, updating, investigation and progressing of complaints.
4.Assist in the management and completion of internal audits.
5.Assist in checking and filing process control sheets and technical information data.
6.Assist in the management of the control of contractors.
7.Assist in monitoring and managing of technical services.
8.Attendance to NPD handovers and ensure understand required standards to monitor once in production.
9.Regular checks on documents throughout site.
10.Cover QA as required.
11.Participation in internal meetings, training and staff development when required.
12.Undertake other duties as required.

Technical Assistant Qualifications:
A food science related degree / qualification or experience

Essential Skills for the Technical Assistant
Competent with computer systems and software
Methodical and logical with attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as being part of the technical team
Ability to handle and keep information relating to the business confidently
Ability to plan time effectively
Good interpersonal and communication skills

Salary – £20000 - 22000 DOE

The role of the Technical Assistant could suit a Food Science / Food Technology Graduate or a QA / Quality Auditor who is seeking the next step in their career within the food Industry

If the role is of interest then please send your cv TODAY