QA Technician

DR Newitt
A competitive salary of £30,000
16 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

I am currently recruiting for a QA Technician on behalf of a client who are well established in the food manufacturing industry.

The Role

  • Ensure compliance with British Retail Consortium (BRC) and customer specific standards are met at all times.
  • Working with the Production Team to establish and maintain procedures and standards.
  • Completion of regular quality reports.
  • Conducting internal audits, including auditing products to ensure adherence to specification, swabs, micros, water tests, GMP audits, lockers, glass and plastic audits.
  • To actively promote good manufacturing practices.
  • To ensure monitoring equipment is calibrated with accordance to schedule and calibration records are retained.
  • To conduct product assessment on finished products against quality attributes to ensure compliance to finished product specification. 
  • To conduct QA line checks on finished product to ensure all labelling information and date coding is correct and meets legal requirements and shelf life.
  • To immediately report any product or process found to be out of specification. Control and document any non-conformances with accordance to company procedure.
  • To assist in identification of root cause of non-conformity/complaints and implementation of corrective actions.
  • To contribute towards trouble shooting & problem solving within the factory.
  • To ensure all related paperwork is completed and documented with accordance to company standard; legible, retained and retrievable.
  • To assist the implementation of company QMS process and procedures in the factory.
  • To assist Production in maintaining hygienic practices & procedures.
  • Compiling Product Manuals and labelling information for all products for effective launch.
  • To assist in quality testing of raw materials, end products and packaging materials.
  • To carry out cleaning verification and validation to support the EMP.

The Candidate

  • Level 3 in food hygiene
  • Level 2/3 in HACCP
  • EMP knowledge
  • QMS knowledge
  • BRC food manufacturing awareness
  • Complaint handling

What’s on offer?

  • A competitive salary of £30,000 + 5% bonus scheme

If the above role could be of interest and you would like further information please get in touch on 0131 2260 5060 ASAP and send a up to date CV over to

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