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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

Technical Administrator

Wigan, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: Negotiable

Technical Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Administrator at our client based in Wigan, who are a leading bakery ingredients company, this role will be initially on a 4-month FTC.

Role in the organisation

The role will be varied and be as and when required, but will include management of all aspects of HACCP, customer, and internal specifications, creating procedures and maintaining systems in place, supplier management and approval processes and complaint investigations.

Sphere of responsibility:

The technical administrator will support the technical team by undertaking tasks related to compliance, codes of practice and legal requirements. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of technical documentation

Key duties/responsibilities:

  • Creating and issuing of product specifications - for internal and customer use
  • Contacting suppliers for documentation as part of the product approval process
  • Customer enquiries
  • Completing customer questionnaires
  • Interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Assist/participate with site audits BRC, Customer, RSPO etc.


Proven experience working in a technical environment and ideally be familiar with the technical function and have previous specification and BRC experience. In addition, HACCP and Food Safety qualifications are essential

GCSE in Maths and English

Legal labelling training - not essential, would be beneficial.

Familiar with FIR, food safety and subsequent regulations

Behavioural Characteristics/Skills:

PC literate

Communication, internal/external, verbal and written

Able to plan and organise work efficiently and effectively

Able to operate under pressure and to short deadlines

Able to work effectively as either part of a team or as an individual

Flexible (time & task)

Excellent attention to detail that reflects thorough and accurate work


  • Great verbal and written skills
  • Able to communicate at all levels (internal and external)
  • Able to establish productive relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers
  • A proactive approach to issues and situations

What do we offer?

Free parking on-site, free access to our employee assistance program, 21 days of holiday per year, plus bank holidays.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you please click apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment,

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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