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QA Technologist

b3 jobs
South East England
c. £20,500
Closing date
17 Dec 2020

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QA Technologist

Job ref: 62675 | c. £20,500 | South East

The company

The company is an innovative and fast-growing prepared product business supplying the UK market and leading retailers with high quality products.

The job

You will responsible for ensuring that products and processes comply with food safety, legality and quality requirements through all stages of the production process.

In addition, you will:

  • Conduct sampling of raw materials and finished products, shelf life samples, environmental swabs, listeria swabs, air plates and water samples
  • Accurately register all relevant samples on the lab system prior to collection
  • Conduct hand swabbing to evaluate hygiene levels in production areas
  • Assess the quality of raw materials to define the accuracy of intake checks
  • Verify production paperwork on a random basis to ensure they are completed correctly
  • Conduct factory GMP audits, report findings and record in the GMP tracker
  • Observe and ensure good personal hygiene is maintained in the factory
  • Conduct taste panel and reporting findings

Your experience

Ideally you will be a Graduate or hold another tertiary qualification within food or related subject.  Previous experience is not vital but having worked in a high care and/or ready-to-eat environment will be advantageous, as would HACCP and Food Safety qualifications.  You will have:

  • A self-organised approach and the ability to plan a workload
  • Good work ethic
  • Flexible approach and be willing to adapt ways of working to support team requirements
  • Good time keeping and management
  • Good standard of spoken and written English
  • IT literate

Due to the company location, it is preferable that you have a driving licence and your own transport.

More details

The QA Technologist job is based in the South East region and is paying c. £20,500 per annum.

This is a day shift job working a pattern of:

Week One - 4 days on (Sun-Wed), 3 days off

Week Two - 3 days on (Sun-Tues), 4 days off

12 hours shifts (average of approximately 40 hours per week) and the starting time will be between 5am – 6am.


How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the QA Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

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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:

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