QA Technician

Location
Simonswood, Liverpool
Salary
£7.73 p/h moving up to £8.26 p/h
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

QA Technician

The Company

Fruitapeel is an industry-leading manufacturer of fruit and confectionary sauces supplying several high profile brands. Based in Simonswood, Fruitapeel prides itself on delivering exceptional customer service.

Fruitapeel is looking for a talented individual to help strengthen their Technical team. This is an exciting time for Fruitapeel and an excellent opportunity to join a business that continues to grow year on year.

Working a Monday to Friday rota with shifts including 6am to 3pm, 8am to 5pm, or 1pm to 10pm, plus one in four Saturday mornings.

The Role

The key day-to-day tasks of the QA Technician include:

  • Carry out internal audits to schedule including glass and plastic, hygiene and personal hygiene
  • Daily testing and analysis of sauce products to ensure conformance to individual product specifications such as pH, aW Bostwick.
  • Monitor the standards of hygiene, housekeeping, food safety, traceability, allergen management, legality and quality
  • Ensure the control, quarantine and corrective action of any non-conforming products
  • Monitor and investigate complaints, returns, root cause analysis for continual improvements
  • Calibration of testing equipment

The Candidate

Key attributes of the QA Technician include:

  • Experience in a similar role within a food manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of good manufacturing practices.
  • A keen eye for detail, communicates well and can work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • A highly motivated person who is flexible, hardworking, well organised and keen to make a difference.
  • Previous quality control / quality assurance experience is an advantage, preferably gained within the food/beverages industry but full training will be given.
  • Level 3 Hygiene or HACCP trained would be advantageous but not essential

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