Technical Assistant Flowers

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Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain trust, confidence and effective working relationship with all supplier contacts
  • Maintain good working relationship with other departments e.g. Commercial, Operations and Planning, working with them for best solutions.
  • Working alongside Quality Control operators and covering tasks when required.
  • Internal audit of systems and procedures against company and customer standards. Document and ensure close out of internal audit and GMP audits.
  • Respond to enquiries and requests for technical information, support and improvement plans.
  • To ensure customer product specifications are compiled and maintained and to manage customer specifications.
  • Liaising with sales, commercial and production teams. Compliance with customer NPD, ETI and environmental requirements.
  • Development, review and implementation of Health & Safety initiatives within a specified time frame.
  • Management of QMS.

Main Duties:

Technical and duties and responsibilities for flowers division including, but not limited to:

  • Compliance to BOPP and customer standards. Ensuring standards are consistently implemented and site is audit ready at all times. Support the technical manager in site audits conducted – Both internally and externally.
  • Support in the evolution of audit findings and implementation appropriate corrective actions.
  • Supplier Due Diligence to meet customer / BOPP requirements.
  • Maintain up-to-date RM and FP specs.
  • Ensure compliance with sourcing doc.
  • Working with other team members to prepare for customer and 3rd party visits and audits.
  • Ensure accurate notification of defects on arrival, good working relationships and communication with suppliers.
  • Develop and review SOP’s, QA procedures and product knowledge training as per requirements.
  • Investigate internal NC’s and resolve any issues.
  • Review shelf life integrity and NC resolution.
  • Monitor and control stock rotation (FIFO) and Waste RM.
  • Quality control, quality assurance and implementation of quality, legality and safety related systems and procedures.
  • Support persons involved in tenders / new business e.g. provision of up-to-date specifications, benchmarking, complaints, QSL.
  • To investigate, analyse and respond to customer complaints as and when they arise.
  • Production support and supervision of production staff.
  • Carrying out regular Health & Safety inspections, reporting defects and action a solution within a specified time frame.
  • Production of regular and ad hoc reports with regard to Health & Safety.
  • Production of Health & Safety SOP’s in conjunction with Group Health & Safety Manager and carrying out training.
  • Ensuring that all process staff and aware of individual product quality standards.
  • To contribute to continuous improvement projects.
  • Liaise with the department of agriculture staff, complete reviews and audits.
  • Event Management.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Company

Person Specification / Core Competencies:

  • 2/ 3 years experience as QA / Technical on Food / Fresh Produce or FMCG Industry
  • Ability to work in a busy environment meeting time / budget deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have excellent Leadership and Management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Problems solving and continuous improvement.
  • Degree in Food Science or equivalent
  • Flexibility for occasional weekend work and ‘on call’ roster

Job Information

Job Reference: GMTAF
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Job Industries: FMCG
Job Locations: Dublin North, Dublin
Job Types: 1
Job Skills: Technical Assistant
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