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Job Title: Technical Assistant
Job Type: Permanent
Hours:  37.5 hours per week
Job Location: Ashby de la Zouch
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
As a Technical Assistant you will be responsible for the initial technical check of online specifications and reporting any non-compliance issues against customer policies. Key Accountabilities will include:- 
  • Checking of specification against client policies with attention to detail to produce quality accurate work in the agreed timescales.
  • Raising and chasing non compliances to ensure approval or other action required to close any non-compliances raised
  • Liaising directly with internal colleagues, clients and suppliers to resolve any issues and explaining policies.
  • Keeping up to date with clients’ policies
  • Assisting and supporting the technologist with reporting and other projects as requested by the senior technologist/team leader.
  • Supporting senior technologist in constantly driving improvements of the process. 
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 
  • Possess excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to plan and prioritise work effectively.
  • Have good IT skills, including competent use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to maintain good working relationships at all levels.
  • Previous food industry background- ideally food manufacturing or quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of HACCP.
  • Knowledge of Food Safety Management for Manufacturing or equivalent.
  • Solid technical background with hands on experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Calm and collective under pressure.
  • Use of Microsoft office.
  • Formal Food hygiene/Science Qualification
APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.
Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.

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