QA Assistant

£22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
18 May 2019
24 May 2019
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


is a medium sized business supplying premium food products to major UK supermarkets. The business is well respected and successful -its success is based on great products, hard work, flexibility, innovation and delivering results.

THE QA Assistant will ensure full adherence to the BRC Quality and Food safety management systems. The position holder will play an active role in all product and process continuous improvement projects.

Key Duties will include :-

  • Approve all returned QCP/CCP records & investigate any out of specification control points.
  • Carry out internal audits as required
  • Oversee the performing of QA tests on all finished products.
  • Undertake microbiological and chemical testing of finished products and the manufacturing environment and to conduct swabbing analysis in accordance with the established schedules


Applicants must have a HND or Degree in Food Technology./Food Science or similar, along with some management experience.

Ideally you should have some experience in the following :-

  • Familiar with requirements of the BRC global standard for food safety
  • Ability to write and maintain specifications using retailer systems
  • Experience of supervising others within the food Industry
  • Experience and knowledge of HACCP principles, internal auditing.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving abilities
  • Computer Literate - Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point - SAP ideally
  • High level of competence in GMP programme and implementation
  • Experience of implementing procedures and work instructions within Quality Management Systems.

Most importantly you'll be enthusiastic, keen to learn and progress and be at home on the busy factory floor in a temperature controlled environment

You'll need to be an excellent communicator, able to train operatives and manage sub- contractors.

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We are unable to contact unsuitable applicants."

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.

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