Quality Assurance Officer

DR Newitt
Pocklington, York
UP to £25,000 DOE
09 Aug 2017
09 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a FMCG business who are family owned and manufacturer products for National and International markets.

They are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Officer.

The role

  • Taking a lead role to manage ISO 9001 accreditation activities. Support the running of procedures in accordance with the new Quality Management System.
  • Customer Complaints handling and raising investigations including CAPA’s.
  • Raising and closing Non-conformance reports.
  • Checking raw materials before mixing and products coming off the machines.
  • Checking manufacturing batch paperwork on production lines.
  • Quality issues arising in production on daily basis. Rework/rejection/” acceptable to continue” decisions to be made on products, with help from Quality Manager as required.
  • To be involved in the company HACCP program.
  • Involved with product improvements or operator re-training / re-briefing.
  • Monitoring staff for PPE, batch documents, hygiene issues and general quality issues.
  • Foreign body investigation (metal detector) or others
  • Receiving and logging of return products.
  • Supporting product recall work.
  • Update organic procedures and manual.
  • Ensuring all organic paperwork including batch documentation and related documents are correct and up to date to be audit ready.
  • Responsible for site pest control activities and main point of contact with pest control contractors, sign off and dealing with corrective actions.
  • Participating and leading routine internal production audits.
  • To support the hosting of customer visits and audits including TSO, Environmental Health, Organic Farmers and Growers annual audits.
  • Pre-audits inspections, actioning and closing any corrective actions from customer.
  • Glass and Plastic audits

The candidate

  • Degree or Recognised Food qualification or food industry experience in Quality
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate in Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Internet and Email
  • Experience in dealing with customer complaints and root cause analysis
  • Good working knowledge of HACCP, food safety and Quality Systems
  • Comfortable in dealing with customers in a professional manner

What’s on offer?

  • A salary of up to £25,000 depending on experience

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward a copy of your CV to Simon Norris.

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