QA Technician

£22000 - £25000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Helen Darnell
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a QA Technician to join their technical team. Reporting to the QA Manager the Quality Assurance Technician will be responsible for the completion of raw material, product testing, internal audits and microbiological swabbing.

QA Technician Responsibilities Include:
Sampling and testing of incoming raw materials and finished products.
Completion of glass audits, hygiene audits, systems audits, traceability audits and HACCP validation to agreed standards.
Liaison with external laboratories to ensure the timely testing and release of items.
Following through audit non-conformances to implement corrective action plans.
Active participation in customer audits to site.
Conduct microbiological and allergen testing in line with an agreed schedule and complete trend analysis and reports.
Work with the QA Manager to provide a cover for other members of the team as required.

The successful Quality Assurance Technician will have previous experience of QA within a food manufacturing environment. You will be able to form strong working relationships with operational and supply chain teams and have the ability to challenge, develop and implement systems and procedures to ensure compliance with both legislative and customer requirements.

You will have the ability to work using own initiative, have excellent communication and organisation skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word / Excel with a good general standard of literacy and numeracy.

You should hold a recognised qualification in Food Safety and HACCP (Level 3 desirable for both) or HND / Degree in a related subject. A full driving licence is also desirable.

Application via CV

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