Technical Assistant, North East Scotland

Salary: £25K
Sector: Technical
Location: North East Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a successful FMCG business that is growing and dynamic with an exciting branded and OL product range supplying major retailers and foodservice establishments.

Working in partnership we are seeking a Technical Assistant to join their Technical department.


The role :

Help implement, maintain and improve QMS, including segregation management, raw material standards, customer Codes of Practice.
Support site audits with customers and external bodies
Complete site internal audits
Help evaluate, update and maintain QA systems as a result of audits and any changes to standards
Ensure that all products are produced to customer specifications
Work on improvement projects and initiatives cross functionally
Oversee intake and testing of raw materials
Ensuring that microbiological testing is completed as per requirements
External Lab Testing Trending
Out of spec Micro Review and corrective plans
Investigate customer complaints and actively work towards a reduction in complaints


This is not an exhaustive list and full details are available on request.

The candidate :

Ideally educated to a degree level in food science, food technology or similar discipline.
Previous experience working in a technical/quality assurance focused role within food or beverage production
Experience of HACCP and BRC is highly beneficial.
High attention to detail.
PC Literate


What’s on offer?

A commensurate starting salary, dependant on experience between £22,000 - £25,000



If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

Due to the high number of applications, you will only be contacted if your CV is of interest to the role.
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Simon Norris
simon@drnewitt.com

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