Technical Assistant - Food

Posted a week ago by Additional Resources

£30,000 - £35,000/annum

Technical Assistant Food - Liverpool

Salary: £30k - £40k (Dependent on experience)

The Client:

Our client is a producer of all Vegetable Suet, Margarine and Fats. They have developed a range of purpose-designed margarine and fats for industrial food production.

The Role:

An opportunity for an experienced technical assistant looking for a more autonomous role; with a view to developing to Technical Manager managing the whole technical process within 6 – 9 months.

Responsible for ensuring that all products manufactured meet safety, quality and legal requirements.  Working closely with the team; monitoring and maintaining the Company and the customer’s quality assurance systems, food safety audits and HACCP.


  • Working with the Managing Director to continually develop and maintain the Company quality management system working to maintain their BRC AA standard and HACCP
  • To continually maintain awareness of any key legislation changes and any Food Safety incidents within the industry
  • Advise on hygiene and housekeeping, factory fabrication and food handling practices to ensure products are produced in a food safe environment.
  • Work with team to ensure compliance to customer’s policies and standards and the BRC Global Standard for food safety.
  • Support Managing Director to provide information and expertise to external customers on all food safety and quality related matters.
  • Comply with the customers standards and policies.
  • Be the main contact for customer audits. Liaise with customer/third party auditor(s). Ensure all documentation is available. Implement agreed corrective actions.
  • Support Managing Director to ensure compliance to relevant standards e.g. RSPO, MSC, etc.
  • Complete internal audits.
  • Ensure maintenance of customer and raw material specifications.

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years working within a HACCP/BRC food manufacturing environment.
  • Experience within a previous food technical role.
  • Experience developing and completing audits.
  • HACCP Qualifications and Accreditations would be advantageous
  • A Food Science Degree would be desirable

Personal Attributes:

  • A passion for delivering results and the drive to exceed expectations.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • A passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet business needs.
  • Superb communication skills
  • Professional approach and attitude.


  • Full time
  • 9am – 5pm or 8am to 4pm
  • Monday to Friday

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