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Quality Assurance Technician

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£12 per hour
Closing date
1 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Embrace Variety With Rotational Shifts!

Seeking a diligent and detail-oriented individual to join a dynamic team as a Quality Assurance Technician. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety, legality, and quality of all products entering and produced by the factory, adhering to agreed specifications and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting Quality Control inspections in both low-risk and high-risk factory areas.
  • Performing quality checks on incoming raw materials to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Collecting samples for chemical and microbiological analysis.
  • Monitoring production processes and addressing any raw material or quality issues promptly.
  • Conducting start-up checks on equipment such as check-weighers and metal detectors.
  • Monitoring on-line production sheets and recording deviations from specifications.
  • Coordinating product sampling and maintaining accurate records of all relevant data.
  • Overseeing daily chiller temperature checks and reporting any deviations.
  • Upholding ethical policies and codes of conduct when interacting with colleagues.
  • Working in an environmentally efficient manner, adhering to environmental policies and principles.
  • Collaborating with senior management to promote a culture of food safety, health and safety, ethics, and environmental responsibility.

Auditing Responsibilities:

  • Conducting regular audits on glass, hard plastic, knives, scales, temperature probes, fridges, sanitising solutions, and atmospheric conditions.

Food Safety and Hygiene:

  • Ensuring compliance with food safety and hygiene policies and procedures
  • Properly storing goods and raw materials within the factory or warehouse
  • Following HACCP guidelines and receiving basic food hygiene training as needed

Requirements and Key Skills:

  • Level 2 HACCP
  • Experience in a quality assurance technician position in the food industry
  • Familiarity with health and safety protocols and hazard identification.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong numerical, organisational and record-keeping abilities
  • Ability to work efficiently, follow instructions, and demonstrate initiative
  • Flexible schedule with availability on weekends if required.

If you possess the necessary skills and experience, I invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

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01733 391515

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