QA Auditor (Raw Materials)

DR Newitt
Boston, Lincolnshire
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client is a successful Food Manufacturer placing strong emphasis on development and training. Now is an excellent time to join this leading business...



To effectively Challenge compliance to agreed specification and fitness for use for all Incoming Raw Materials and Packaging. Main responsibilities include the following:

Have a clear understanding of the Key Safety, Legal and Quality properties of all Incoming Raw Materials and Packaging. 
Advise and update the Incoming Goods Quality parameters – as determined through the process of Materials challenging.
Liaise with Operations Team to establish Materials Quality Issues. Address these issues as required – for benefit of the Business.
Establish positive relationships with Key Materials Suppliers through e-mail and phone calls. This may also involve visiting Supplier Sites and providing direction on issues.
Undertake Inspections of Key Ingredients, based on Risk Assessment, at the agreed set frequency.
Undertake raw protein checks as per the relevant customers
Carry out internal audits, Micro testing and allergen audits as per schedule
Submit Material Non-Conformances, as and when required. Effectively communicating and liaising directly with the Team and Raw Materials Supplier to address issue. 
Undertake GMP Audits and Inspections of ‘Systems’ within the Materials Storage Areas e.g. Status Marking, Hygiene Standards in Chillers, correct storage of items, Proofing standards etc, etc.
Provide support of ad hoc Technical duties to the Technical Dept. 
Undertake checks of all deliveries of pre-printed sleeves and labels against approved artwork.


You will have experience in Quality Assurance within the Food Industry. You will be ready to work well as part of a team.  

MON-FRI, 2pm-10pm
37.5 hours per week 
33 Days Holiday per year 
£5000 life cover, rising to 1 x salary after 5 years of service
2% Matching Pension
Free health care after 5 years of service
Vouchers and Discounts 

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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