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Technical Assistant

About the Role
  • Supporting the Technical Manager
  • Working with Food Development Associates to manage product recipes, data logging new products.
  • Management of recipes for Bill of Materials and Practicon system, including recipe set up.
  • Management of Quarterly BOM Report with Yielded Costs
  • Assessment that BOMs are aligned with MRP.
  • Management of ingredient amendment and NPD factory trials including keeping trial reports and sending trial costs to the Finance department.
  • Attending 3rd party manufacturing site when required.
  • Preparation of bench samples which required, including operation of pilot retort.
  • Issuing new specifications.
  • Liaison with production team to ensure best work practices.
  • Comply fully with the correct procedures, undertaking necessary training to improve processes.
  • Record project details effectively to ensure all information is available and transferable within development and other departments.
  • Customer complaints trending.
  • Supplier certification and specifications.
  • Liaison with Procurement team regarding new supplier approvals, monitoring of suppliers and responses to DMRs and complaints.
  • Coordination and carrying out of Traceability, System and HACCP Verification audits.
  • Assisting in resolving Jazz site technical problems.
  • Coordination and carrying out of internal audits.
  • Carrying out glass and hard plastic inspections, follow up any repairs/replacements required with department heads.
  • Labelling and artwork approval
  • Attending weekly product tasting reviews.
  • Work closely with Technical Manager to ensure legal, nutritional and food safety compliance.
  • Attending relevant meetings.
  • QA functions when required.

Benefits & Terms
  • Holidays: 23 days (April to March) full time equivalent – Increases with service to 28 days
  • Pension: Group personal pension – Auto enrolment on joining
  • Life Cover: 2 x your salary in the event of your death to your nominated beneficiary
  • Accident Cover: Disability compensation Payment
  • BUPA cashplan: Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Lunches: sandwiches, salad or hot meal plus fruit and crisps
  • Free drinks available all day
  • Staff Samples every quarter
  • Tilda Spice – sports and social events
Key Details
London, United Kingdom
Closing Date
2nd May 2021

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