Quality Assurance Technician

07 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Roles & Responsibilities:

Collection of all samples for analysis in accordance with scheduled requirements, accurately inputting into required systems

Carry out swabbing requirements in compliance with documented schedules

Carry out documented ingredient and packaging inspection checks, feeding back results to the Intake Compliance controller

Ensure test packs are made up to accurate weight and that all packaging tare weights are checked and updated.

Confirm the accuracy of measuring equipment by performing calibration/verification checks including liaising with external companies where required.

Maintain up to date schedules of all equipment ensuring equipment is operating within tolerance, actioning any out of spec in a timely manner ensuring equipment is available for factory monitoring checks

Maintain and update Glass and Hard plastic and start up audit sheets and booklets

Play an active role in the complaints reduction action plan working with the QA team and operations to drive high product quality standards

Set up and run quality taste panels, including cooking products as required. Ensure full documentation of the panel, highlighting all individual issues

Product quality assessment work as requested; SOL, EOL, over shelf life, consistency panels

Control of completed factory paperwork ensuring paperwork is organised and easily obtainable for traceability and audit purposes

Control of factory consumables through numbering/coding and issuing to operational departments

Confirmation of detection methods for consumable items such as Metal detection checks on new batches of plasters, pens etc

To be a key member of the site audit traceability team

Work positively to drive continuous improvement in the QA systems

Fully understand and comply with all department and company policies and guidelines

Key Accountabilities:

Taste panel schedule compliance - completion rate KPI

QA procedural third party and customer audit compliance - areas of responsibility, level of NC's raised

Accuracy of data input and schedule compliance for samples and swabbing - Level of errors identified

Calibration matrix up to date - Level of equipment calibrations and verifications completed within date