Quality Auditor

DR Newitt
Up to Circa £22K, 4 ON 4 OFF shift pattern
25 Mar 2019
25 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client is a successful Food Manufacturer currently looking to recuit a Quality Auditor...


Main purpose

To be responsible for complying to and auditing/inspecting against our Quality Management System (QMS), this will involve product safety, legality and quality systems. To have overall responsibility for quality checks from raw material to finished packed product.

Main Duties

•    Implementation and auditing/inspection of QMS, good manufacturing practices, good hygienic practices and HACCP in the business. 

•    Assessing product starting from raw material to finished product for safety, legality and quality. Communicated any issues to the production managers, QA supervisor and/or factory technical manager immediately.
•    Collecting samples and swabs as per the schedule. Sending all collected samples to the respective labs. 

•    To liaise with the operations team on a daily basis to ensure that all safety, legality and quality checks are performed. 

•    Effective management of non-conformances, ensuring root cause analysis, corrective and preventive actions are completed for all non-conformances. 

•    Highlighting any out of spec occurrences, investigate, document and report to the QA supervisor.

•    Complete all QMS including HACCP checks and tasks as per the schedule.

•    Complete trend analysis for all the audits/inspections and non-conformances. 

•    To assist in the investigation of customer complaints.

•    To assist in the preparation & collection of samples for taste panel, factory trials and NPD trials. To complete organoleptic, micro and gas testing.

•    To complete both backward and forward traceability exercise as per the schedule and as and when required by the business.

•    Maintaining calibration of probes, scales, checkweighers, metal detectors, flow meters etc. used on site and regular testing where applicable.

•    Testing chemical strengths to ensure right concentration of chemical are used on site.

•    Preparing test packs for checkweighers. 

•    The role involves supporting operations and engineering department in implementing QMS and problem solving.


Exposure to Quality Assurance/Technical within the Food Manufacturing sector would be desirable. Applications are welcome form Graduates with Food related qualifications. Applications from candidates with skills from other FMCG sectors are also welcome.

4 ON 4 OFF 6am-6pm, 10am-10pm, 12am-12pm

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

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