QA Day shift

DR Newitt
Up to £21K
20 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client is a well-established Food Manufacturer and a market leader. Now an excellent opportunity arises to join this professional yet friendly outfit...


Main purpose:

To audit, monitor and evaluate quality systems and procedures and provide technical support for the operational teams while maintaining and promoting technical and quality standards in line with business need and customer requirements . 

Key responsibilities:

To understand and apply the quality standards ensuring company, customer and legislative requirements are met and maintained by setting standards and  monitoring good manufacturing practices, applying HACCP principles and preventing reoccurrences through root cause analysis

To audit compliance against QMS and GMP, raising all none conformances against relevant standards with objective evidence enabling the operational teams to take the appropriate and necessary corrective action, to follow up and monitor completion of actions

To conduct product and organoleptic assessment in line with customer codes of practice, initiating and delegating the corrective action accordingly
To complete micro testing against specific schedules and where out of specs occur, follow up with an investigation and establish necessary corrective action 

To provide core Technical specialist support and advice to the factory e.g. on calibration of measuring equipment, labelling, raw materials, traceability, and put in place corrective actions as required. 

To support NPD trials and product launches, managing micro testing and product life assessment to ensure product is manufactured to correct standard

With guidance from Line Manager, coordinate day to day activities to deliver improvement of Technical KPIs


You will ideally have previous experience in Quality Assurance within Food Manufacturing. You must have good communication skills.

Thursday – Saturday, alternate Wednesdays, 06:00am – 18:00pm.

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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