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Technical Assistant / Quality Controller



Job Type:



£9.50-£10.50 per hour


Full Time, Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 7am-5pm and Friday 7am-12:00


Manufacturing & FMCG

Date posted:

6th Jan 2021

We are looking for a Technical Assistant / Quality Controller in Knutsford area - immediate start. This is a permanent, full time position. We are offering a competitive starting salary of £9.50-£10.50 per hour depending on experience. Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 7am-5pm and Friday 7am-12:00

Your duties will include:

  • Co-ordinating all information for new product specifications and transferring data into specific customer & factory formats.
  • Responsible for Technical sign off for packaging, involving checking artwork against specification through several stages.
  • Maintaining and updating specifications when information is updated or when specification needs reviewing.
  • Checking 'new product shelf life’ from the Laboratory and new suppliers and converting them to product specifications.
  • Requesting from Raw material and packaging supplier’s specification and check all necessary information to complete customer specification.
  • Collecting, managing micro and Nutritional Sampling & testing required by the company. assisting with QC checking, documentation and recording.
  • Checking appearance, specification and presentation of the product.
  • Product weight control.
  • Label control.
  • Participation in internal meetings and staff training.
  • Carrying out Internal audits as part of the Technical Team as required
  • Carrying out other assignments or duties as required by the department.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree or HND in Food Technology or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a technical or quality related role.
  • Experience and understanding with Supermarket Technical Libraries / Specifications
  • Minimum of Level 2 HACCP
  • Understanding of micro and nutritional analysis
  • High level of computer literacy - Microsoft Excel/Word and Internet
  • Methodical approach, be highly organised with good prioritisation skills, the ability to work to short deadlines and attention to detail. Drive, energy and enthusiasm

Contact Name: Carla Austin
Branch: Liverpool

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