Technical Assistant / Quality Controller

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

12 Month Fixed Term Contract (potential to go permanent)

Location: Sheffield


My client is a market leading manufacturer with a progressive business plan. Their high quality products are a vital solution across the industry, resulting in a fast paced and dynamic working environment that provides regular new challenges.


As a Technical Assistant you will work within a busy manufacturing environment and be responsible for:

  • Handling technical product enquiries from customers and the sales team which may include questions regarding nutrition, ingredients and raw material traceability.
  • Investigating customer complaints including reviewing mixing sheets, retained samples and production records.
  • Completing lab submission paperwork and sending samples to the lab.
  • Reviewing lab results against internal and legal limits and organising corrective action if required.
  • Raising quality issues and complaints at daily operations meetings.
  • Creating and updating product labelling.
  • Utilising Excel to enter technical data and calculate averages.
  • Coordinating quality meetings, discussing product and process improvements, complaints and audit preparation.
  • Conducting internal site audits liaising with the Site Manager to rectify any issues.
  • Conducting product traceability exercises including internal batch tracking.
  • Being the point of contact for all regulatory bodies.


To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST have proven experience as a Technical Assistant / Quality Controller within the food, beverage, dairy or an affiliated industry.

All applicants must have a high work rate and relish the challenge of working within a dynamic and rapidly evolving business.

A degree or HND within a related discipline would be advantageous, but not essential.

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