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Position Details: Trainee Technical Assistant

Location: Sixhills, Melton Mowbray
Openings: 1
Salary Range: Negotiable
Type: Contract


Trainee Technical Assistant

Sixhills, Leicestershire

Full-Time & Temp

Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

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Foyle Melton Mowbray requires a Trainee Technical Assistant/maternity cover for a Technical Assistant at their Six Hills site outside Melton Mowbray. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

Role & Criteria

The ideal candidates will have a passion for the meat industry and a desire to learn about the technical and quality requirements of the food industry. A qualification in a food science field or 1 year’s relevant experience is desirable but not essential. You will be keen to learn and acquire a broad range of skills to help develop a career in the technical function

Any experience of working in a technical position in the food industry either from a university placement or full-time, post-grad role would be desirable but, again, not essential. You will be highly driven and committed to your career development, with a strong ambition to become part of the management team.

  • Ability to manage time critical assignments, each with varying degrees of complexity
  • Confident communicator - with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail with a commitment to getting things right first time
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • A flexible approach to working
  • Ability to work within a team and with other departments
  • Confidence to work independently
  • Experience with GMPs
  • Willingness to undertake a wide range of projects simultaneously
  • Confident computer skills, particularly Excel

 (Our client reserves the right to expand on the above criteria to facilitate shortlisting)




Our client is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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