Quality Assurance Technician

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£18,000 - £20,000
Closing date
19 Oct 2019

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Quality Assurance Technician

Job ref: 62390 | £18,000 - £20,000 | Essex

The company

You will be working for a market-leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative products. They are a well-established business who is committed to the very highest levels of quality, safety and legality in food manufacturing.

The job

As a crucial part of the Technical team, your role is to assist the Quality Manager in the daily operation of the Quality department. The role is split between the factory and quality control laboratory, but will also involve record keeping, reporting, administration and providing support to the Quality and Technical functions.

Key tasks will include:

  • Inspection and sampling of incoming goods and finished products
  • Preparation and despatch of samples for analysis against testing schedules
  • QC analysis of raw materials and finished goods
  • Carrying out checks on product, packaging, and labelling
  • Collate and check internal and external test results against specifications or customer requirements
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers on product issues
  • Recording, tracking and trending non-conformance
  • Cleaning verification and swab testing

Your experience

To be considered for the Quality Assurance Technician job, you will either be qualified in a food science, technology or related subject and/or possess food manufacturing QA, quality control or technical experience. A scientific understanding of food laboratory equipment is a benefit. You will also have good observational skills, the ability to work independently plus excellent organisational skills.

More details

The Quality Assurance Technician job is based in Essex and is paying £18,000 - £20,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Quality Assurance Technician job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, victoria@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 62390.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Auditor | Food Lab Technician | Quality Assistant | QA Technologist | Quality Assurance Technician | Food Industry Graduate Jobs | Essex

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit www.b3jobs.co.uk

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