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


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 initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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