Food Technical Assistant / Technical Writer Meat

Recruiter
PMP Recruitment
Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cordant Recruitment are working on the behalf of a leading food manufacturing business, recruiting for an experienced Food Technical Assistant / Technical Writer (Meat) to co-ordinate incoming work-load from customers, ensuring deadlines are met and communicated to relevant parties.

Do you have technical / specification writing experience within another food business, are you looking for a fresh rewarding challenge, if so this could be the role you have been looking for, please read on.............

Food Technical Assistant / Technical Writer (Meat) Role Overview:

* Specification writing (must have written technical specifications for food manufacturing before and have experience within technical team, product set up, customer new line forms etc..)

* Technical experience

* Manage specifications ensuring customer needs are met / adhered to at all times.

* Attend project meetings / NPD meetings when required

* To be able to set up and amend specifications label information and be involved with label sign off

* Play a central role in the Technical function providing administration and information to various internal departments

* Communicate with all departments within and outside the Technical Department as appropriate.

* To personally ensure that all aspects of Due Diligence (Food Safety, Quality and Legislation) are adhered to.

* To personally take the appropriate and reasonable action in the event of witnessing a breach (or potential breach) of Food Safety, Quality or Legislation.

The Candidate:

* Experienced in Technical Writing & Specifications Writing for Food Products

* Educated ideally to HND / Degree level in Science / Food based / Technical / Manufacturing subject

* Experience in retailer food specification and B2B food specifications information systems is essential

* Experience of BRC Global Food Standards criteria is essential

* Experience of Customer Codes of Practice

* Experience of working in a fast paced, chilled & cooked food manufacturing business (meat experience beneficial)

* Strong communicator at all levels of the business

* Must be a team player but also a self motivator with good organisational skills.

* Excellent computer skills

This role would suit someone who is in a position such as; Specification Writer, Technical Assistant, Technical Writer, Technical Specifications Writer, Specifications Technologist or NPD type role (must have some technical / specification wiring experience)

This role is commutable from Northampton, Wellingborough, Rushden, Thrapston, Kettering, Sywell, Irchester, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Isham & other nearby areas

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PMP Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.