QA Auditor (Days)

DR Newitt
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Up to £20,500 + Excellent Benefits
23 Aug 2017
23 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 audit, monitor and evaluate quality systems and procedures and provide technical support for the operational teams while maintaining and promoting technical and quality standards in line with business need and customer requirements. 

Main responsibilities include:

To understand and apply the business Quality Standards ensuring company, customer and legislative requirements are met and maintained by setting standards and  monitoring good manufacturing practices, applying HACCP principles and preventing reoccurrence of non conformance against these standards 
To audit compliance against Quality Management Systems and GMP, raising all non conformances against relevant standards with objective evidence enabling the operational teams to take the appropriate and necessary corrective action, to follow up and monitor completion of actions
To ensure all product testing, organoleptic, micro and chemical, is carried out according to the agreed schedule and in line with customer codes of practice. 
To complete micro testing against specific schedules or requests and assist the QA Supervisor/QA Manager carry out full investigations including traceability for all out of specs results and customer complaints 
To support the Factory teams by providing technical support and advice, seeking guidance from the QA Supervisor/Manager on any technical issues e.g. CCP and pre requisite management, calibration of measuring equipment, labelling, raw materials, and traceability.  To work with the production teams on continuous improvement of technical control 
To support NPD trials and product launches, managing micro testing and product life assessment to ensure product is manufactured to correct standard
With guidance from Line Manager, coordinate day to day activities to deliver improvement of Technical KPIs
To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to heath, safety and the environment 


You will have previous experience working in Quality Assurance within Food Manufacturing coupled with good commuincation skills. 

3,2,2 continental shift pattern, 6am-6pm
40.25 Hours per week 

•    £5000 of life cover, rising to 1 x salary after 5 years of service
•    Pension contributions can be up to 2% which is matched by the business
•    Free health care after 5 years of service

The following is also offered:

•    Career development plan, with opportunities to move to other sites if performance is good
•    22 days of holiday (including 8 bank holidays), with the option to purchase up to 4 extra days per year
•    Life insurance 2.5 x salary
•    Personal accident insurance
•    Access to a comprehensive discount scheme with large retailers
•    All staff can access salary sacrifice options for benefits such as a pension, childcare vouchers, car purchases

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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