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Technical Coordinator

  • Location:

    Maidstone

  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luan Harrison

  • Job ref:

    LH 18139

  • Published:

    30 days ago

Technical Coordinator / Fresh Produce / Kent

£30-35k

Are you passionate about ensuring top-notch quality and safety standards in fresh produce? Join this dynamic team as a Technical Coordinator based in Maidstone, Kent. You'll play a pivotal role in supporting the UK retail technical team, ensuring compliance with industry standards and customer expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting supplier due diligence and technical administration for UK retail customers.
  • Maintaining and reviewing documented systems to comply with BRC, Assured Produce, and customer codes of practice.
  • Managing internal audits to verify HACCP System and Quality Management System compliance.
  • Supporting HACCP Team and fostering HACCP awareness within the business.
  • Jointly managing central technical systems (HSE, Food safety & Sustainability).
  • Facilitating customer/technical quality visits and audits.
  • Handling customer complaints/rejections and managing pesticide and micro testing schedules.
  • Maintaining supplier records on the Sedex platform and customer web portals.
  • Supporting the business in managing procedures, processes, and legality.

Experience:

  • Strong product knowledge in fresh produce - ideally fruit
  • Preferably HACCP and BRC trained.
  • Proficient in industry-relevant audit and compliance standards.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with growers and colleagues.
  • Organized, and logical, with excellent administration skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • HNC/Degree in a relevant subject or specific industry experience.
  • UK driving license.

Hours

  • Core Hours: 40 hours Monday-Friday
  • Weekend Work: 1 in 6 technical team rota
  • Annual Leave: 25 days + bank holidays

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about this exciting role, please contact Luan on 01780 480530 orluan@morepeople.co.uk