Title: QA Auditor
Location: Alresford - Hampshire
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £18,500 to £20,500 plus £1,500 shift allowance
Shift: 4 on 2 off. Standard 06:00-14:00/14:00-22:00 Peak (18 weeks) 06:00-16:00/16:00-02:00
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Quality Assurance Auditor at our food manufacturing site in Alresford.
You will be a key member of the Business Quality Assurance team with responsibilities for auditing & verifying systems & procedures to ensure product safety, quality & legality whilst protecting the reputation of the Company.
You will have relevant experience within a food manufacturing environment, along with GCSE (or equivalent) Maths & English and basic computer literacy (Windows Excel, Word & Outlook). Self-disciplined & motivated with the ability to work flexibly & unsupervised. You will have good communication skills, with the ability to influence and pay excellent attention to detail.
It is desirable that you hold CIEH Level 3 (Intermediate) Food Safety Certificate and COSHH Awareness Certificate.
To understand and apply the business Quality Standards ensuring company, customer and legislative requirements are met and maintained by setting standards and monitoring good manufacturing practices, applying HACCP principles and preventing reoccurrence of non-conformance against these standards
To audit compliance against Quality Management Systems and GMP, raising all non-conformances against relevant standards with objective evidence enabling the operational teams to take the appropriate and necessary corrective action, to follow up and monitor completion of actions
To ensure all product testing, organoleptic, micro and chemical, is carried out according to the agreed schedule and in line with customer codes of practice.
To complete micro testing against specific schedules or requests and assist the QA Supervisor/QA Manager carry out full investigations including traceability for all out of specs results and customer complaints
To support the Factory teams by providing technical support and advice, seeking guidance from the QA Supervisor/Manager on any technical issues e.g. CCP and pre requisite management, calibration of measuring equipment, labelling, raw materials, and traceability. To work with the production teams on continuous improvement of technical control
To support NPD trials and product launches, managing micro testing and product life assessment to ensure product is manufactured to correct standard
With guidance from Line Manager, coordinate day to day activities to deliver improvement of Technical KPIs
To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to health, safety and the environment
Please apply with a CV and covering letter.