Technical Support

Cranswick Continental Foods, Bury

We have an exciting vacancy within the Technical team at Cranswick Continental. The role is to support the various functions within the department to maintain compliance by collating, assessing, organising and filling key documentation and data for efficient retrieval during audits. 

You will gain an excellent insight into all aspects of factory process records and documentation. The daily duties will be mainly administrative, you will have a keen eye for detail checking all production and technical paperwork generated from our slicing facility on a daily basis. Data collated will be processed within various KPI’s and reports and you will have demonstratable strong IT skills to enable you to input, format and retrieve this effectively. 

In conjunction with this you will organise and run the 3 product assessment panels per week (taste panel) raising any quality concerns should they arise, maintain calibration certification of all key equipment, manage aspects of microbiological and chemistry testing (submitting samples against the schedule, downloading results, reporting exceptions), and monitor legal compliance via weight control records. 

You will be a key member of the Technical function, conducting a variety of day-to-day duties and supporting with audits when relevant. You will develop and enhance reporting systems in line with the Technical Managers projects. 

After your comprehensive training period you will retain responsibility for the daily administration tasks and paperwork control. There will be a variety of other duties attached to this to strengthen our team and broaden your skills for development.  

Candidate requirements:

  • IT competent and familiar with Microsoft applications, ideally power BI 
  • Must have own transport  
  • Good eye for detail 

A full job description is available upon request 

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.  

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to: 

Ian Stafford, Site Technical manager (

Closing date: 22nd March 2019