Technical Assistant - Melton Mowbray

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Melton Mowbray
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £20,000 - £23,000
  • Date Posted: 03/12/2021
  • Expiry Date: 31/01/2022

Technical Assistant

(Melton Mowbray)

Salary c. £20,000 – £23,000

Job reference: FE/10198


This is a great opportunity to begin your career in technical/quality assurance in the food industry with one of the largest red meat processors in the UK. This family-owned business has a farming heritage with a great emphasis on sustainability and one of five sites across the UK.


The Role:

The successful candidate will report to the Technical Manager as a part of the busy technical and quality team. The main duties will include:

  • Quality control checks including ph and temperature tests
  • Online inspections of products ensuring compliance in accordance with customer specifications
  • Carrying out Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP)
  • Quality Audits to ensure compliance
  • Assist with external Quality Audit preparation


The Candidate:

  • Technical/food related qualification or proven relevant experience – Foundation certificate in Food Technology preferred
  • Previous experience in the food industry
  • Understanding of HACCP
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ideally experienced in BRC and/or Retailer Audits


The Package

  • Salary c. £23,000 depending on experience
  • Monday – Friday (6am – 2:30pm and 8am – 4:30pm alternating weeks)
  • Overtime available


Next Steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, please send a copy of your CV to with FE/10198 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.