Skip to main content

Quality Inspector

Employer
NSF
Location
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

View more

Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Health & Safety, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Quality Inspector

Whitbread PLC is owner of the UK’s favourite hotel chain Premier Inn, as well as restaurant brands, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Bar + Block, and Cookhouse + Pub. Premier Inn hotels and restaurants across the UK and Germany service over 5 million customers a month. 

NSF have worked with Whitbread for over 20 years providing the implanted technical team to deliver the technical expertise to support the business. As a global leader in food quality technical standards development, testing, and auditing, we are ideal partners to support Whitbread’s on-going development – so come and join us!

We are looking for a Quality Inspector who will work as an NSF integrated team member in the Whitbread logistics Depot (GXO), based in Wellingborough. In this role you will monitor product quality standards by carrying out inspection and testing of food products, reporting results and trends to the F&B team and suppliers. Providing a responsive resource to monitor standards, identify and escalate issues to drive quality improvement.     

Principal Accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

•    Product inspection against a risk assessed sampling plan agreed with Technical team
•    Develop and produce reports and recommendations for actions, including escalations/out of specification requiring immediate action and business communication
•    Key initial Liaison for Whitbread with GXO on issues and activities
•    Maintain routine surveillance sampling plan and coordinate with contracted laboratory
•    Review rejections completed by GXO team and provide support or guidance
•    Develop visit protocols for Whitbread restaurant sites – check deliveries, create quality reports / cook validations in conjunction with F&B implementation team
•    Review change of procedures in restaurants where they could impact product safety - in collaboration with risk and security, retail audit team and/or F&B implementation team


QUALIFICATIONS: 

•    HACCP or Food Safety level 2
•    Degree in Food Science, Biology, Nutrition, or related discipline (desired but not essential)
•    A passion for food and willingness to handle/taste food of all food types
•    Experience of working with product specifications/samples, and using online specification databases 
•    Problem-solving and analytical skills    
•    Good IT and communication skills   
•    Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with limited direction.
•    Good attention to detail
•    Previous experience in a QA/food manufacturing role (desirable but not essential)
•    Knowledge or experience in Fresh Produce (desirable but not essential)
•    Knowledge of food regulations (desirable but not essential)
•    This is an onsite role, primary location will be Wellingborough Depot with occasional travel to a range of Whitbread restaurants, head office (Dunstable), and suppliers
•    Travel is required to sites that are accessible by car, so a driving license and car is required


What NSF can offer you: 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with one of the UK’s favourite hotel chains? Being an integral member of our forward-thinking technical team where product safety and quality are at the heart of everything we do?

This role will give you the unique opportunity to work with NSF’s integrated technical team at Whitbread, working directly with the technical team at the Wellingborough depot. 

Could this be your dream job with a brand you can really get passionate about? Apply now and send us your CV and covering letter today! This is a great time to be joining NSF and we look forward to hearing from you!

About NSF:

NSF is an independent, growing services organization dedicated to improving human and planet health worldwide. We deliver our mission by facilitating standards development and providing world-class testing, inspection, certification, advisory services and digital solutions to the food, water, life sciences and personal care industries. We’re passionate about the work we do, because together, we have a broad impact on our world.

Our ~3,000 team members serve 40,0000 clients in 180 countries from our 45+ offices and labs, as well as remotely/ at client sites.

More information about NSF can be found at nsf.org.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Please note that NSF is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies/search firms for this role. Resumes submitted to an NSF Employee by a third-party agency without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become sole property of NSF. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.
 

Company

NSF is an independent, growing services organization dedicated to improving human and planet health worldwide. We deliver our mission by facilitating standards development and providing world-class testing, inspection, certification, advisory services and digital solutions to the food, water, life sciences and personal care industries. We’re passionate about the work we do, because together, we have a broad impact on our world.

Our ~3,000 team members serve 40,0000 clients in 180 countries from our 45+ offices and labs, as well as remotely/ at client sites.

More information about NSF can be found at nsf.org.

Company info
Website
Location
Hanborough Business Park
Long Hanborough
Oxfordshire
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert