QA Technician

England, Staffordshire
£20000 - £25000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Ryan Peters
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: QA Technician

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 per annum

Location: Staffordshire


Our client is an industry leading suppliers of specialist food products into the UK's major retailers and manufacturers. Due to continued growth they are looking to strengthen their Quality team with an experienced and talented QA Technician.

This is an engaging and diverse role, ensuring high quality output at all times and working in an educational capacity with all other departments on site.
It is ideal for skilled Quality Professionals looking to take the next step in their career within Food Manufacturing, or those who are seeking fresh challenges in a well-established company.

This role is on a rotating shift pattern (6am - 2pm, 2pm - 10pm) so a flexible nature to working hours is a must.


*Sampling and testing of incoming raw materials and finished products
*Completion of glass audits, hygiene audits, systems audits, trace ability audits and HACCP validation to agreed standards
*Liaison with external laboratories to ensure the timely testing and release of items.
*Following through audit non- conformance's 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.


*Experience within similar role a fast paced manufacturing environment
*HACCP and Food Safety trained ideally to level 3
*Knowledge of major retailer quality systems, IT and general admin
*Experienced in working to retailer standards and BRC accreditation
*Previous experience of GMP, CCP and HACCP procedures
*Knowledge of Hygiene standards in food manufacturing and pest control practices

In return my client is offering a competitive basic salary, an inclusive and fresh working environment and strong opportunities for long term growth.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters at or call 07940 005540 for more information. We cater for many different Quality and Technical roles within the sector with active positions such as; QA,QC, Quality Manager, Technical Manager and Technical Director.

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