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QA Technician - Food Manufacturing

Post Date: 05/23/2018
End Date:  05/27/2021
Recruiter: Bury St Scientific Food & FMCG
Location: Walton-Le-Dale, Nationwide
Job category: Technical
Employment type: Any ,
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: QA Technician - Food Manufacturing
Job reference: 817983117

This company have been going for a number of decades and are still known for the quality meats they provide. A family owned business they stand firm to their traditional values. Having grown since they were established in the 1960s it has grown to become one of the country?s best-known poultry brands. Today, this company serves the entire UK's markets and deals with some of the country?s long established retailers, wholesalers and government departments. The main function of this role will be to: To reinforce existing quality standards ensuring that all legislative and customer requirements are met through conducing audits including: hygiene, GMP, glass and hard plastics and following up of non-conformances with the aim of preventing reoccurrence. Complete full quality checks throughout the manufacturing process. Maintain accurate and organised records of Quality / Technical activities and make recommendations for improvements where necessary. Assist in the preparation for third party audits, customer visits and BRC inspections. Endorse, champion and deliver induction for new team members and ensure on-going refresher training and spot checks for existing team members. To ensure that all microbiological, chemical and organoleptic (taste panel) sampling is conducted according to an agreed schedule and records are maintained. To confirm that all records relating to food safety, quality and legality are completed and are fully retrievable. This is tested through traceability audits according to an agreed schedule and through specific customer or 3rd party audits. To aid the technical manager in the trending of technical KPIs, validations and any other project work as required. To monitor and control the HACCP system and to ensure that CCP?s are constantly achieved. Provide support to the Technical Manager. Any candidate applying for this position will preferably have the following: Ideally be degree qualified or have the equivalent food industry experience Experience and knowledge of working within a food manufacturing environment. Have knowledge of BRC systems or equivalent standards. Have a thorough understanding and practical experience of HACCP based food manufacturing site. Have a high level of organisation, prioritising skills and ability to take ownership. Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Meticulous attention to detail. Be action orientated with a proactive attitude with a passion for quality and food. Take pride in your work with the philosophy that ?fine? is not good enough. Full support and on the job training is provided. The Company is willing to support any additional training that provides a tangible benefit to the Company and you personally. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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