Technical Assistant - Heywood

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Heywood
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Salary: c. £25,000
  • Date Posted: 08/12/2021
  • Expiry Date: 15/01/2022

Technical Assistant


Salary c. £25,000

Job reference: FE/10220


Are you looking for a new opportunity to begin your technical career in the food industry? Initially a family-owned business which has been taken over by a successful US company. They are looking for a Technical Assistant to join their team.

This new position offers lots of career prospects to progress and shape an exciting career in food safety and compliance, within a supportive and friendly environment.


The Role:

The successful candidate will be part of a team of 7 and will report to the Director of Food Safety, key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing product specification system by ensuring all data is up to date and accurate
  • Managing supplier approval system by ensuring all relevant details (eg. ethical, environmental, GFSI) are kept up to date
  • Managing and update information and details on packaging
  • Assisting the Technical Managers in the development of customer product specifications


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in the food industry
  • Educated to a high level (degree preferred)
  • Experienced in analysing data (this could be as part of a degree)


Next Steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, please send a copy of your CV to with FE/10220 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.