Technical Coordinator

Location Cornwall
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £13.64 per hour
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard Assoc CIPD
Contact email:

​Choosing a new job isn't just about what you're doing day to day. Who you're working with, and for, is of equal importance to ensure you feel valued and excited about your career opportunities.

My client is a well-established Cornish brand within the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) sector, offering a great chance to join their technical team on a 32-hour working week.

What are they looking for?

  • A customer-focused driven individual, with great administration skills.

  • Previous experience within the FMCG/ manufacturing industry.

  • A good understanding of food safety standards (BRCGS would be even better!).

  • Proficient with MS systems, to include Excel.

  • Previous experience working in a technical role/department, with the ability to accurately handle technical information.

What will you be doing?

  • Responding to customer requests in an accurate and professional manner, from answering individual customer queries to completing technical information for larger food manufacturing and retail clients

  • Specification management – manage internal and customer facing product specifications, including generating new specifications and updating existing specifications as required.

  • Documentation management, handling customer complaints and record keeping.

  • Assistance in audits, and collaborate between various company departments such as production, quality assurance, and management.

  • Continual improvement process: Identify areas for process improvement related to documentation, record-keeping, and administrative tasks.

The benefits:

  • Employee discount

  • On-site parking

  • Employee recognition scheme – cash award

  • 21 annual leave days per year + Bank Holidays (Pro rata)

  • Staff bonus scheme

  • 32-hour working week

This is a fantastic role, providing an excellent working environment and the chance to work for a brand you can be proud of.

Interested? This role is likely to gain lots of traction so don't hold back - apply now!

All CV's will be reviewed within 48 hours, and further information on the company and location will be provided to those progressing onto phase 2. Applications are treated in the strictest confidence, and you're CV will not be submitted to any business without your permission.

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.