Graduate QA Technician

29 Mar 2018
29 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you currently a QA Tech looking to take the next move into an award winning manufacturer? Or have you just completed a degree in a food science related discipline?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

You will be joining a strong technical team with plenty of opportunity to develop within the business.

Duties are as follows (but are not limited to):

  • Assembling, issuing and training of process control records and quality standards.
  • Attending product trials and launches.
  • Auditing and monitoring of food safety, quality and legality within the factory.
  • Internal Auditing
  • Troubleshooting and supporting operations and technical in resolving issues
  • Carrying out Traceability and Mass balance exercises
  • Ensuring foreign body controls are in place and to a satisfactory level in production areas
  • Ensuring technical systems are in place and are being adhered to
  • Carrying out swabbing (Micro and allergen) as and when required

Experience/skills required:

  • Experience in a similar role within a food manufacture environment OR educated to a degree in a food science related discipline.
  • Some previous experience and/or knowledge of food safety standards (e.g. BRC), auditing and HACCP.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills across all levels are crucial.
  • Excellent organisational skills in a fast-paced environment and ability to prioritise
  • Internal Auditing qualification is desirable.

Hours of work are to be confirmed. However, is based on a shift pattern. The successful candidate must be completely flexible with working hours as you may be required to do nights, evening or weekends.

Salary – £17-20k (DOE)

If this sounds like it could be for you, please get in touch with Harriet for more information on 0115 695 0050 or email

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