QA Assistant

b3 jobs
£23,000 - £24,000
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Graduate, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

QA Assistant

Job ref: 7962 | £23,000 - £24,000 | Somerset

The company

This job is working for a very well-established and respected manufacturer that supplies to UK retailers and foodservice markets, as well as further food manufacturing.

Always at the forefront of product development and innovation, they have continually invested in new facilities and the latest technologies.

The job

Your role as QA Assistant will be to continually maintain and improve the food safety culture within the business. 

Key tasks:

  • Assist with all aspects of Quality Assurance ensuring the production of safe, legal products and manufactured to the highest possible quality.
  • Drive continuous improvement and promote a food safety culture within the business.
  • Positive release of raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintain the testing database.
  • Deal with customer requests, including certificates, shelf-life extension and testing requirements.
  • Carrying out testing to ensure finished products comply with specifications.
  • Carrying out GMP, glass & plastic and internal audits.

About you

Key skills and experience for the QA Assistant include:

  • Familiar with food manufacturing quality assurance and food safety systems.
  • Computer literate, able to collate and trend data.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-moving environment.
  • Excellent organisational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels professionally.
  • Additional qualifications such as Food Safety, Food Hygiene, HACCP, Internal Auditing etc. are all highly desirable.

More details

The QA Assistant job is based in Somerset and is paying £23,000 - £24,000 according to your experience.

The package includes 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.

How to apply

To be considered for the QA Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

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Alternate job titles

QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Auditor | Quality Auditor | Quality Assistant | Quality Assurance Technician | Food Industry Graduate Jobs


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Find Us
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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