QA Assistant - Scunthorpe
Barrowcliffe’s specialise in the preparation and distribution of fresh and/or cooked produce nationwide.
Owned by Kettle Produce Ltd, Barrowcliffe's is one of the UK’s longest running food processing companies and have successfully supplied the UK food sector with quality produce, consistent value and a commitment to service.
Barrowcliffes have three main sites, Hooton Street, Nottingham, Padge Road, Beeston and Bellwin Drive, Scunthorpe.
We pride ourselves on the ability to deliver freshly prepared and wholesale produce to the required specification to meet our customer’s needs nationwide.
About the Role
An exciting development opportunity has arisen in the Quality/Technical department for a QA Assistant. The ideal candidate will need to provide daily co-ordination of the service whilst offering a standard of service delivery supporting the Quality Manager. The post holder will need to ensure that agreed quality and safety standards are maintained, regular production audits are performed, quality systems and procedures are evaluated. These include weekly stock, weight and temperature checks, producing labels as and when required. We are looking for someone with the drive and enthusiasm to play a key role in continuously improve standards.
The post holder will support in collecting and processing finished product or water samples for analysis. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively and closely with the quality Manager and production operatives. They will also attend and assist in HACCP Meetings therefore excellent communication skills is a must.
The successful candidate will also support customer complaints investigations, keeping purchase logs and the market book up to date, updating and collating paperwork, updating noticeboards. The candidate must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills.
Based at Scunthorpe, the role will also require attendance at other sites based at Beeston and Hooton Street to also support work on real operational projects.
You will be hardworking, reliable, adaptable with a flexible and confident approach. You must demonstrate a positive "can do" attitude.
You must be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a successful team. You will also need to have the ability to manage your own time and workload and respond to and prioritise a range of competing demands.
Skills and Qualifications you have
- Strong Verbal and Written Communication including good written English comprehension.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to develop working relationships.
- Excellent Time Management and ability to work to deadlines.
- Flexibility in working hours to suit the needs of the business.
- Team player
Benefits we offer
- 28 days holiday (pro rata)