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Quality Control Operative

b3 jobs
£23,000 - £25,000
Closing date
25 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Graduate, Hygiene, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Quality Control Operative

£23,000 - £25,000
Food manufacturing
Job ref: 8566

The company

Having been crafting their specialty products for almost 30 years, and using their own specialised methods, this company supply some of the top UK retailers, wholesale, foodservice and major food distributors.  Multi award winning and totally committed to excellent standards of both animal welfare and the environment, their hand made products always take time and are always of the highest quality – even fit for a king!

About the Quality Control Operative

The purpose of your role will be to ensure food safety, legality, quality and authenticity procedures are continuously implemented.

Key tasks

  • Demonstrate & promote a positive food safety culture, including good manufacturing practice and working in clean, safe manner.
  • Check products meet quality specifications and compliance standards.
  • Production records and checks including labelling, intake, production.
  • Sample collection, admin and analysis/trend results.
  • Traceability and mass balance checks Internal inspections including hygiene and fabric.
  • Liaise with suppliers.
  • Assist during third party audits.

About You

Ideally you will have experience in a manufacturing environment together with food hygiene.  You will need to have though:

  • Attention to detail.         
  • Able to follow instruction, willing to learn.
  • Integrity and awareness to identify faults and challenge as appropriate.
  • Self-motivated, able to use own initiative.  
  • Confident communicator and computer literate.

Other useful skills might be knowledge or experience of HACCP plus internal auditing.

More details

The Quality Control Operative job is based in Devon and is paying £23,000 - £25,000 according to your experience.

The package includes a holiday entitlement of 23 days plus Bank Holidays, plus 1 day birthday leave, pension (3% employers, 5% employee), discounted products and cycle to work scheme.

The working hours are 39 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm.

Alternate job titles

QA Coordinator | Quality Assistant | QA Assistant | QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Jobs | Food Industry QA Jobs | Food Quality Control Jobs




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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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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