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QA Assistant

b3 jobs
South Wales
£20,000 + shift allowance
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Graduate, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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QA Assistant

Job ref: 62793 | £20,000 + shift allowance | South Wales

The company

We are seeking a talented and passionate individual to work for a leading provider of premium quality specialist products to food manufacturers, foodservice and retailers throughout the UK.

With a constantly expanding portfolio and innovative approach to food, the business can provide customers with products tailored to their individual needs.

The job

Reporting to the QA Manager, as a part of a team of 5 QA Assistants, you will be responsible for ensuring the manufacturer food products are safe and legal and meet or exceed all agreed internal and external specifications.

Core duties:

  • Ensure that products comply with customer standards including quality, safety, and legality.
  • Collate product samples for routine microbiological testing.
  • Assist in site visits and audits.
  • Maintain a technical presence on the factory floor and provide technical support to the production team.
  • Set the standards on the factory floor and improve upon these with production teams through coaching and knowledge transfer.
  • Ensure that the factory floor is audit-ready 365 days of the year.

Your experience

The QA Assistant job may suit a recent food graduate looking for their first food manufacturing job, or you may have previous food industry QA/technical experience either from a university placement or full-time role.

You will have excellent attention to detail, be well organised, have good communication skills and be IT literate.

Additional qualifications including HACCP, Food Safety and Food Hygiene are all desirable. A background working with chilled, prepared food is also an advantage.

More details

The QA Assistant job is based in the South Wales region and is paying £20,000 plus shift allowance.

The shifts will be between 6 am – 11 pm, and between Monday to Saturday (2 Saturday shifts per every 6 weeks).

There are 2 QA Assistant jobs available; one permanent and one 12-month maternity cover.

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for the QA Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

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 our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Quality Controller | Quality Assurance Assistant | QA Technician | Quality Assistant | Quality Auditor | Food Industry Graduate QA Jobs | Monmouthshire | South Wales


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

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Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

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01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom
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