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QA Technologist

Silven Recruitment Limited
Closing date
18 Nov 2020

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Food Manufacturing
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QA Technologist

Location: South East London / Kent

Salary: £21k

My client, the UK’s largest provider of fresh produce to all major retailers, is looking for a QA Technologist to join their expanding Technical team. They will consider a Food Science Graduate or someone with 1-2 year experience with a relevant Diploma.


  • A qualified graduate in a Horticulture, Posthavest, Food Technology or similar fields.
  • 12months + experience (either full time or University placement in a food manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
  • Experience of a high care, ready-to-eat environment and preferably with prepared fresh produce
  • HACCP, Food Safety qualification would be advantageous
  • A hard working and can-do attitude not afraid to roll your sleeves up.

Full training for a fast track through the business will be provided for the right candidate. My client is extremely keen in upskilling!


  • Conduct sampling of raw materials in low risk/ high care, finished product, shelf life samples, environmental swabs, listeria swabs, air plates and water samples as per defined frequency
  • To accurately register all relevant samples on the lab system prior to the lab collection for the required tests
  • Conduct hand swabbing to evaluate hygiene levels in production areas. Inform management/ take corrective actions as required
  • Assess the quality of raw materials in order to define the accuracy of intake checks
  • Verification of decontamination CCP’s to ensure critical limits are being met Verification of Metal detection start up checks and in production checks

Other Information:

  • Due to location, unless extremely location you would need to drive
  • Day shift pattern 4/7 to 3/7 rolling

To apply for this exciting opportunity with this brand leading business, please send a copy of your CV to quoting ref KG/PWQTC or call me on 0161 832 7463 / 07399 935 170 for a confidential chat.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Contact Us
  • Clarence House
  • 4 Clarence Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 4DW
  • GB
  • 0845 0036872
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