Senior QA Technician
Reporting to the Technical As Senior QA Technician you will be responsible for providing a competent and efficient technical support to the site teams to ensure that the product and service provided is fit for purpose and meets the legal compliance and customer expectations.
•Assist Technical Manager with the reformulation of site procedures, policies & SOP’s
•Ensure that all Quality, Food Safety, Process, GMP, GBHP, Microbiological and QA checks on and offline are being carried out in conjunction with specific work instructions and company procedures
•Carryout any customer specific requirements including washouts, piece counts and weight control exercises and ensure the report is meaningful.
•Act as site auditor and review all production and process paperwork, carryout out document control checks and monitoring of results where required (this includes all departments, Engineering, Hygiene, Production and Technical). Able to file and manage all process paperwork to correct places including archive process.
•Assisting in all root cause investigations towards resolving customer and consumer complaints, internal investigations and supplier issues.
•Understand HACCP and play an active part in ensuring the sites HACCP program is run effectively.
•Assist in ensuring all employees onsite understand the importance of following the Food Safety and Quality Systems.
•Have a priority role in the success in driving the Food Quality Audit and all other site customer audits and visits for the site.
The ideal candidate will be
•Organised and efficient
•Diligent and thorough in approach to work
•Ability to manage and influence change in people
•Degree qualified with a food-related subject (desirable)
•ISO 9001/Quality Management Training optional
•Internal Auditor Desirable not compulsory
•Level 3 Food Safety
•Awareness of the latest version of relevant Standards including BRC/SALSA and able to steer factory towards achieving and maintaining results.
This is shift work rotating days and backs with a one in four Saturday rotation (day back in lieu)