Technical Assistant

Leicestershire £25,000 p.a. - £27,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013794

A supplements products business in Leicestershire is recruiting for a Technical Assistant on a permanent, full-time basis. This person will assist the in contract manufactured products and also enable accurate quoting, as well as running production development trials.


Commutable from: Leicestershire, Lutterworth, Rugby, Coventry, Crick, Market Harborough, Corby, Kettering, Hinckley, Leicester, Northampton, Nuneaton


Salary: £ 25,000 - £ 27,000 p.a. plus company pension, annual leave holiday allowance, health plan and other benefits!


Suitable for: Technical Assistant



The Role


Technical Assistant responsibilities:


  • Ensure only approved suppliers are used prior to purchase

  • Raise change controls for changes to specifications, process, suppliers, or other matters in line with SOP

  • Liaise with QA Manager to ensure continual improvement

  • Ensure new formulations to the system allow prompt quoting

  • Produce accurate quotes for all new and existing products

  • Fully understand active ingredients and how to calculate active levels of components

  • Fully understand herbal activities and various ways of using them

  • Efficiently respond to customer enquiries

  • Develop relationship with suppliers

  • Understand and keep up to date on food regulations, food labelling regulations, contaminants in food, allergens, traditional herbal medicines



The Person


As the Technical Assistant:


  • An analytical thinker who is able to problem solve

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to learn at a fast-pace and a self-motivator

  • A team player

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Customer service background

  • A-level‘s or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, maths

  • A diploma in food science, science nutrition or similar



To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths.

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