QA Technologist

Blue Spark
Closing date
3 Nov 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This is a great opportunity to join a chilled food manufacturer, producing pioneering ranges for the major retailers. This exciting business is looking for a talented QA Technologist to become part of their fast paced team.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you’ll be a responsible for organising and hosting taste panels which will include benchmarking, customer visits and buy back panels. You’ll be ordering the samples and maintaining the taste panel schedule.

You’ll complete store audits to support with customer complaint investigations, write reports on your findings, completing root cause analysis and generate KPI / trend reports. In this role, you’ll also contribute to setting up technical systems for the launch of new products.

The Person

We are looking for a food graduate who is keen to build on their technical and quality experience gained from a fast paced food retail or food manufacturing environment.

A thorough working knowledge of BRC and HACCP is essential along with excellent communication, prioritisation and time management skills. You must also be proactive, able to think on your feet and be a great problem solver to consistently delight their customers.

Experience of working in a fast paced chilled / high care manufacturing environment and understanding the standards of UK retailers is essential. This a role where you must be able to thrive in the energy and pace of the factory, interacting with all departments as well as customers.

If you are a dedicated individual who is looking to take gain further experience with a  supportive food business then apply now or call Daniel on 0345 25600 737 for more information.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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