Quality Assurance Technician

22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + DOE
20 Jul 2021
17 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Assurance Technician

Mid Kent

Mon - Fri

GBP22k - GBP24k DOE

Our market leading client is now recruiting a Quality Assurance Technician on a full time and permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

Carry out sampling such as swabbing, water sample collection, allergen sampling, raw materials, finished product etc.
Log samples onto external laboratory system and arrange sample collection.
Carry out organoleptic assessments (quality, pH, TSS, viscosity etc.) on products / materials as part of the site quality control function.
Complete intake raw material checks and process COA/COC from suppliers.
Maintain product reference samples.
Complete calibration/verification checks on all requirement test equipment on site and maintain calibration database.
Carry out chemical titration checks.
Complete internal GMP/CCP audits as per agreed schedule with the technical management team.
Conduct incoming fruit testing, input results on soft fruit, apple & vine fruit databases.
Assist with processing disposals. Maintain hold and release procedures. Managing and physically returning rejects back onto factory master.
Check stock against weekly expiry shelf-life report and action.
Collating, checking, and filing production and QA completed documentation.
Liaise with operations, production, goods in and warehouse teams to identify non-conformities, assist with solutions and ensure appropriate action is taken to prevent defective products from being manufactured and dispatched.
Where required, respond to technical related queries, and carry out necessary investigations.
Assist Technical Management team with customer and 3rd party audits/visits as required.
Help drive continuous improvement in food safety & quality assurance and promote efficiency.
Any other reasonable duties as requested by your line manager.

Desirable skills and experience:

Previous experience within a food quality/technical role.
Internal auditor qualification
Level 2/3 HACCP & Food Hygiene
Computer Literate (Outlook, Excel, Word & Power Point)
Confident, Passionate & Assertive outgoing natureThis is a fantastic opportunity to join a business who are growing due to success, and offer a generous salary and benefits package, along with a fun working environment and genuine stability.

If you want to be considered for this exciting new role, then please apply now with your most up to date CV for immediate consideration.

This role is being handled by Nicole, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment