Quality Assurance Technician

Employer
b3 jobs
Location
Kent
Salary
£23,000 pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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

Quality Assurance Technician

£23,000 pro rata
Kent
Job ref: 8197
3 Month Contract

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.

About the Quality Assurance Technician job

Reporting to the Quality Systems Coordinator, the purpose of your role will be to ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance with food safety and quality standards.

Key tasks:

  • Positive release of raw materials and finished products.
  • Ensure compliance against company standards and assist with raw material and finished
  • product non-conformances.
  • Continuously maintain and improve the Food Safety culture within the business.
  • Carry out packaging and labelling checks.
  • Ensure production records are compliant and retrievable.
  • Deal with customer requests, including CoAs/CoCs, shelf-life extension and testing requirements.
  • Assist the Technical/Quality compliance team.

Skills & experience required for the Quality Assurance Technician job

This role could suit a recent food science graduate who is looking for food QA experience or their first role in the food manufacturing industry.

  • Previous food industry QA/QC or related experience OR a food science related degree/HND qualification.
  • Experience working with chilled food products would be an advantage.
  • Good observational skills, high attention to detail and a strong sense of hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Additional qualifications such as Food Hygiene, HACCP, Food Safety, or Internal Auditor would be a great advantage.

More details

The Quality Assurance Technician job is based in Kent and is paying £23,000 pro rata.

This is a 3 month contract, with the possibility to extend.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 7 am - 4 pm.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button to be considered for the Quality Assurance Technician job.

After you submit your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days, assuming that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to contact you about your job search. For full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website.

Alternate job titles

QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Auditor | QA Technologist | Quality Auditor | Quality Assistant | QA Assistant | Quality Assurance Technician

Company

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 www.b3jobs.co.uk

Food Industry Graduates

If you are graduating soon and looking for your first job in food manufacturing, have a look at our Graduate Resource Hub on the b3 jobs website.

https://www.b3jobs.co.uk/graduates

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.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01435 866000
Location
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 8HU
GB

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