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QA Technologist

Zest Recruitment
£20000 - £22000 per annum
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

My client is seeking to recruit highly motivated and dynamic Quality Technologist for a fast- growing manufacturing business, to give full support to the Technical team. The added bonus of this role is that it is a very rare Mon - Fri quality role!

The company is an innovative food manufacturing business, primarily focusing on single serve ingredients. They are fully committed to reducing food and packaging waste. They have a unique product offering and work in the fastest growing sector of the food industry. This is an integral role, ensuring that all products are produced to the highest possible standard.
Role & Responsibilities:

· This role will form part of the technical department and will work closely alongside production to ensure that all products meet the quality and safety standards before leaving the factory.

· To assist in maintaining a programme of quality assurance activity by ensuring that products manufactured are safe, legal and meet or exceed food safety standards and customer expectations.

· Raise Non Conformances as required, undertake investigations and root cause analysis ensuring NCRs are closed out in a timely fashion.

· Supporting the Quality Manager and Technical Department in whichever capacity is required.
· Becoming familiar with all food safety procedures and helping to implement and train relevant staff including being a key member of allergen monitoring of plant and equipment.

· Being pro-actively involved in GMP, internal and external audits and interface with customers during visits if required.

Skills and Experience:

· A high attention to detail is essential. The business is always seeking to make improvements and this role will be involved in looking at ways to minimise wastage and optimise operational efficiencies.

· The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a quality or lab either from the food or drink manufacturing industry.

· Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team.

· Previous experience of working in a QA role is essential

· Good communication skills

· Naturally observant with a high level of detail

· Ability to "push back" and challenge others

Job Type: Permanent

If this sounds like the job for you then please contact Nick @ Zest at

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A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

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