Technical & Quality Assistant

Location
South West London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2018
Closes
02 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical & Quality Assistant

Job objective

To assist in maintaining the quality, legality and safety of incoming and outgoing products.
To assist in developing and implementing the range, quality and specification of raw material and finished products.

Main Responsibilities

A list of principle tasks that the job holder will be responsible for without exception as part of their normal duties

  • Ensure that the food safety plan, GMP/GHP, operating practices and process controls are adhered to by all teams to deliver consistent products.
  • Carry out routine hygiene monitoring including ATP, allergen and environmental swabbing and cleaning monitoring.
  • Conducting internal audits including GMP, CCP, Allergen whilst continuously driving improvements through audits.
  • Ensure all chemical and quality testing is carried out on raw materials and finished products.
  • Calibration and verification of relevant equipment daily/weekly.
  • Communicate and liase with production team to ensure finished products are produced to specification.
  • Raise and log non conformances and concessions with the persons/products involved.
  • Assist the Technical & Quality Managers where required eg. Complaints investigations, sample collection and laboratory submission, supplier approval process, writing of finished product specifications.

Experience

  • Previous and demonstrable quality experience within a FMCG industry.
  • Working knowledge of food safety requirements, HACCP, legislation, SALSA, BRC and quality standards.
  • Sound understanding of factors influencing food safety and means of controlling these.

Qualifications

  • Food Related degree
  • Food Safety and HACCP qualifications

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft office
  • Analytical thinker
  • Ability to work from own initiative as well as a team
  • Influencing others

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