Quality Technologist - Fresh Produce

DR Newitt
Surrey/ London
Up to £25,000
06 Apr 2018
06 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Technologist - Fresh Produce

Up to £25,000
Sunday - Thursday / Morning Shift  

An excellent opportunity arises for a QA Supervisor/Junior QA Manager to join a fantastic food manufacturer in Manchester. They will consider someone who is looking to take the next step, so this is a great opportunity to progress in your career. 

The Role:
•    Monitor site standards and ensure compliance to food safety, legal and customer requirements. Ensure the site is “audit ready“ at all times.
•    Assess product quality and adherence to specifications throughout process. Report findings, advise on sourcing and drive quality improvements.
•    Maintain, review, check, collect process control documents.
•    Support continuous improvement by investigating internal audit findings, customer complaints to root cause and driving actions.
•    Shelf life test finished products. Support product benchmarking.
•    Provide support with customer enquiries (e.g. specification, complaint management, training etc) when requested.
•    Support continuous improvement by delivering specific internal training.
•    Assist with management of outsourced services (cleaning, pest control, lab testing.
•    Support site waste minimisation program; identify opportunities to reduce waste.
•    Assist with external audits or visits
•    Support HACCP/TACCP Teams and QMS review as requested.
•    Adopt flexible working patterns (e.g. holiday cover) as necessary by the needs of the business.
•    Any other reasonable management request as dictated by the needs of the business.

The Candidate:
•    Self-motivated personality, “Can do” attitude
•    Experience in working with fresh produce
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
•    IT literate, experience in data collection, data management and analysis
•    Ideally Food safety qualified to level 3 or above
•    Experience in working in a food factory environment
•    Experience working to multiple retailers’ standards

If you are currently working within a similar role, and are looking for a fresh challenge please send your CV to Lexi Barratt at lexi@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to discuss the position further please call on 0131 226 5060

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