Technical Assistant

Our Client is one of the UK's largest Importers and Distributors in their sector within the Food Industry, supplying a variety of customers nationwide, including the major retailers. We now offer an excellent opportunity for a Technical Assistant to join the business in a key position.
Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager and covering in their absence, the role of Technical Assistant will take responsibility for;
Maintaining Supplier Certificates and Due Diligence
Assisting with the company systems / procedures
Assisting with internal Audits
Customer Specifications
Customer Complaints
Liaising with an external Lab facility, ensuring samples are available on customer request, amongst other duties that will be varied and will involve interaction with internal teams.
We are seeking;
Food sector experience; manufacturing and/or distribution
Previous experience in a Technical role, with an understanding of Auditing, HACCP, Specifications, and the importance of meeting the customer's needs would be highly advantageous
The ability to work well under pressure, prioritise and have excellent attention to detail are key to this role.
Hours; Monday to Friday – 8.00am to 5.00pm
Salary; c£22k
Location; Essex
Please call our team to discuss the role of Technical Assistant / Technical Administrator on (phone number removed) or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration