QA Team Leader (Night-shift)

DR Newitt
£25,000-£30,000 per annum
Closing date
29 Aug 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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A QA Team Leader role is up for grabs if you are ready for a new challenge.

Based in Leicester, this company is a major player in the food industry.

The Role:

  • You will be responsible for following up and resolving supplier and factory non-conformances, ensuring that non-compliances are investigated, and root cause analysis and corrective actions are implemented.
  • To manage raw material, product and environmental testing ensuring that samples and swabs are checked to an agreed schedule.
  • You will assist the Quality Manager in the daily supervision and management of the Quality Assurance team.
  • Ensure that regular checks and audits are completed (GMP, traceability, fabrication etc.) in order to monitor compliance with food safety requirements and prepare the necessary reports.
  • Ensure scales, temperature probes and other measuring devices are calibrated as per required frequency
  • Ensure micro samples, air/water samples and environmental swabs are collected as per required frequency. Ensure results are trended and any micro out of specs are investigated in timely manner.
  • Ensure production lines are monitored to ensure product safety, quality and compliance with customer’s requirements

The Candidate:

  • Ideally 3 years’ experience or more in a Quality or Technical role within the food industry; preferably working with raw, added value meats.
  • Ideally previous experience or strong theoretical knowledge of working to BRC and retail customer standards and trained to an intermediate level in HACCP.
  • Experience in leading a team of people, with the ability to supervise and coach.
  • Computer literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with all staff members.

What’s on Offer?

  • A salary of around £25,000-£30,000 per annum
  • Sunday-Thursday; 22:00-6:00am
  • 28 days holidays (including banks)

If you are interested in this role, apply now or contact Sully for more information on 0131 226 5060 or

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 

Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

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Contact Us
  • 38 Melville Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 7HA
  • GB
  • 0131 226 5060
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