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Graduate Job Castle MacLellan Foods - Technical Quality Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Castle01
Salary: £14,000 - 19,000 p.a.  

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Location - Dumfries and Galloway           

Salary - £14-19,000 p.a.

Job summary

Castle MacLellan Foods Limited have an exciting opportunity for a graduate Technical Quality Assistant to help launch new products, create new systems, trial new products, prepare specifications and improve systems. This is a 12 month placement, with the potential for a permanent role thereafter, based in Kirkcudbright.

Job Description

Project Description

Castle MacLellan Foods have identified a need to recruit a Technical Quality Assistant to ensure the business meets its drive for continuous improvement within this department. As a key part of the team, you will be responsible for implementing new systems to control sourcing of new ingredients, controlling ingredient specifications and supplier approval.

Role Description

Castle MacLellan Foods are looking to strengthen their quality/technical team to meet the challenges of supplying all of the major multiples with their award winning pates and terrines; you will be practical, passionate and logical in your approach to problem solving and should possess a Food/Scientific related degree or relevant experience; key competencies: excellent communication, project management, team working and interpersonal skills.

Skills / Experience

Project management

-          Strong IT skills, e.g. advanced use of MS Office

-          Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills

-          Excellent communication skills

-          Excellent team working and interpersonal skills


-          Food related scientific degree.


Develop your career in fast moving food business with colleagues who are passionate about what they do.

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and will have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. 

Additional Info

Preferred Placement Start Date: 30th December 2012

Duration: 12 months, with a view to permanent hire

All applications will be processed through the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement programme. Please direct all initial questions or enquiries to the Talent Scotland team.

Location: Scotland

Recruiter Details

Talent Scotland

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