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​The Technical Officer will be working as part of a team responsible for ensuring that the correct quality and production processes and procedures are in place and adhered to.

This is a great opportunity for a Food Science / Food Technology Graduate or a QA / Quality Auditor who is seeking the next step in their career.

A qualification in a food science field or one year’s relevant would be great, though not essential as any experience of working in a technical position in the food industry either from a university placement or full-time, post-grad role would be desirable but, again, not essential.

The successful Technical Officer should be keen to learn and acquire a broad range of skills to help develop a career in the technical function

You will be highly driven and committed to your career development, with the ambition to become part of the management team.

​Downham Market, sometimes simply referred to as Downham, is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It lies on the edge of the Fens, on the River Great Ouse, approximately 11 miles south of King's Lynn, 39 miles west of Norwich and 30 miles north of Cambridge.[2]

The civil parish has an area of 5.2 km² and in the 2011 census had a population of 9,994 in 4,637 households.[3]

Fire Station in 2006, now a heritage centre

It was an agricultural centre, developing as a market for the produce of the Fens with a bridge across the Ouse. During the Middle Ages, it was famed for its butter market and also hosted a notable horse fair. The market is now held Fridays and Saturdays.

Notable buildings in the town include its mediaeval parish church, dedicated to St Edmund, and the Victorian clock tower, constructed in 1878. The town is also known as the place where Charles I hid after the Battle of Naseby. In 2004 the town completed a regeneration project on the Market Place, moving the market to the town hall car park. The decorative town sign depicts the crown and arrows of St Edmund with horses to show the importance of the horse fairs in the town's history.

A heritage centre, Discover Downham, opened in a former fire station in 2016.[4] The town is twinned with Civray, Vienne, France.[5]

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