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Technical Assistant
Essex, South East

Technical Assistant

Are you keen to work in an industry bettering the health of animals?

We are proud to be working exclusively with our industry leading client based in Essex, recruiting for a Technical Assistant to join their friendly team. Our client is the largest supplier of Laboratory Animal diets in Europe and the only dedicated manufacturer in the UK.


The role

The purpose of the role is to offer nutritional and technical support for all areas of the business. You will be assisting with the day-to-day running of the factory and assist with technical support for clients. You will contribute to the success of the custom and standard dietary range by assisting the Senior Nutritionist, Production Management and Quality Manager.


Key responsibilities

  • To work towards achieving and exceeding the Quality objectives as determined by the Managing Director/Quality Manager
  • Managing sampling of finished products, raw materials, and premixes – Liaising with a laboratory where necessary
  • Assist with the management of the custom diet facility assisting the Senior Nutritionist to maximise profitability, productivity, and general output. Including production scheduling, order confirmation, quotation, sampling, logging of customer provided raw materials, formulation work in FORMAT and SAGE X3
  • Organise and assist research and development of new and existing products
  • Process new diet requests
  • Keeping abreast of nutritional & science advances related to the role
  • Assisting product manager regarding entry of finished products and raw materials into stock system


How do I apply?

The application process for this role is easy. Permitting you match said criteria, simply click and apply to the advert, and if successful, you will be contacted by a member of the team ASAP. Due to the number of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within one week, unfortunately you have not been successful for this role.



Salary: £24,500
Date Posted: 22/11/2021
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