Quality Control Technician (9–12 month contract)

Blue Spark
South East England
£negotiable pro rata
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type

The Company

This is an excellent chance to work for a highly regarded food solutions business providing specialist products for the food manufacturing and food service industry. With their long heritage of innovation, variety and quality they are now seeking a Quality Control Technician, on a contract basis to join their technical team.

The Role

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, you’ll be assisting with the implementation of quality systems and procedures in line with company values as well as the latest legislation. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out risk assessment to ensure that the laboratory is maintained and kept safe, demonstrating compliance with customer and legislation requirements.
  • Sampling and performing quality analysis on materials and products that may be entering or leaving the site, whilst liaising with customers and suppliers to ensure the quality control of materials.
  • Assisting the quality assurance department when required for tasks such as audit preparations.
  • Organising organoleptic panels as well as building relationships with Production teams, ensuring seamless manufacturing processes to guarantee the continued success and growth of this progressive business.

The Candidate

Suit a Food Science or Technology graduate ready to take on this new technical role with a fast paced food company. Ideally you’ll have some previous technical experience, perhaps gained from an industrial placement year, where you have maintained technical or quality information. Good analytical, organisation and prioritisation skills alongside a keen eye for detail are a must in order to achieve success in this role as you will be working to tight deadlines. You will also need to have great communication skills as you will be in frequent liaison with internal and external colleagues as well as key customers.

If you’re looking for the chance to develop your technical skills within a progressive and supportive food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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