Overview

Our client is looking for a Technical Assistant role.

Ensuring that all products are in alignment with both the company’s policies and the retailer’s policies and strategies. Your role will be key as part of the Technical team in the delivery and efficient implementation of Technical practices and procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Logging complaints and communicating to the relevant personnel;
  • Having an awareness of food science with a focus on best practice and from a legislative perspective – Food safety, hygiene requirements;
  • Assisting with quality operations, procedures and document control;
  • Maintaining and updating the department files including SOPs, risk assessments, HACCP documents and quality management documents;
  • Carrying out audits as per schedule;
  • Evaluating the written SOP’s being carried out;
  • Maintaining and managing non-conformance logs;
  • Assisting with close out investigations into complaints including root cause analysis;
  • Microbiological and chemical sampling of finished product and raw materials as per sampling schedule;
  • Carrying out internal audits and assisting with external and customer audits.

Your role will see you tackle a wide range of business challenges in a busy Technical environment. The ideal Candidate will have or demonstrate:

  • A degree in a related discipline (Food Technology, Nutrition, Science);
  • Proficient in Microsoft word/excel/outlook etc. Decisiveness and the ability to work well as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Excellent communication skills – Oral & written;
  • HACCP trained is an advantage.
  • Be self-motivated, and have the ability to work as part of a team

Skills:

Food, Quality Control, HACCP

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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