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QA Assistant

b3 jobs
£20,000 - £22,000
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Graduate, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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QA Assistant

Job ref: 62848 | £20,000 - £22,000 | Dorset

The company

This well-established and privately-owned food manufacturing company are experts within their sector in both manufacturing and creative NPD. They strive to remain true to their core values of quality, respect, provenance, service and design.

The job

The purpose of the QA Assistant is to support the technical department by carrying out the day-to-day quality assurance tasks such as checking products, taking samples, checking packaging and labelling, temperature checks and monitoring overall product quality, raising any issues to the Technical Manager.

Core responsibilities:

  • Assist with technical functions including (but not limited to) microbiology, non-conformances and traceability.
  • Monitor product quality, food safety and legality by ensuring procedures are followed.
  • Assist in investigating complaints plus check and file process control sheets and technical information data.
  • Conduct regular checks on all lines to assure the product quality and legality is at the required standard.
  • Conduct all routine checks on CCPs.
  • Collect, conduct and manage internal taste panel and shelf-life samples.
  • Collect required finished product samples and environmental swabs for microbiological testing.

Your experience

The QA Assistant job would suit a recent food science, nutrition, food technology or food safety graduate, ideally with some quality assurance/technical experience within a food manufacturing environment.

You will be able to demonstrate understanding of food safety and food hygiene and additional qualifications such as Food Safety, HACCP and Food Hygiene areygie highly desirable.

Good time management skills are also required together with a methodical, logical approach and good attention to detail.

More details

The QA Assistant job is based in Dorset and is paying £20,000 - £22,000 according to experience plus 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays.

The working hours are 40 hours per week, on a rotating shift pattern of 6 am – 2 pm and 2 pm – 10 pm.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want 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 in order 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 working hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the stated requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is proud of their reputation of being professional and friendly, food industry recruitment consultants. Established in 2000, we are a market leader 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

Technical Assistant | QA Assistant | Quality Assurance Assistant | Quality Technician | QA Technician | QA Auditor | Food Manufacturing Quality Assurance Jobs | Dorset | South West


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!

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