Quality Assurance

04 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician

Hours Monday to friday 8:30-4:30

bank holidays off!!

Goods inwards:

Check delivery note against goods received and the order

Inspection of product, packaging, labels etc.

Sampling of all raw materials and comparison to previous retain sample

Applying passed labels on products that are fit for use

Due diligence testing (micro, illegal dyes, etc) based on the Testing Schedule

Maintain inspection records and store samples

Document receipt on Goods intake spreadsheet

Enter stock into Sage inventory soft

Report damages to suppliers and arrange replacements or credit (NC Log)


Prepare bags/pots and labels for samples based on item-specific requirements

Perform any required ATP or Allergen swabbing prior to start up and maintain records

Identify any food safety issues to be addressed prior to start-up.

Carry out Q.C. checks at start of each batch - organoleptic, metal detector, labels, paperwork

Take Q.C. samples as required

Document checks on works order

Finished goods/despatch:

Send Q.C. paperwork and/or samples to customer

Initiate and complete COA or COC where required, email to intended recipient

Review production batch sheets to confirm correct materials used

Review production works orders before final QA signoff

Store and maintain finished goods product samples


QC labwork - Salt titrations, moisture analysis, bulk density analysis

Monitor QC lab supplies, swabs, all QC related consumables

Perform all necessary quarantine activities and maintain Quarantine records (NC Log)

Perform environmental swabbing and water sampling

Arrange collection of micro samples

Review micro and other testing results and log (on Testing Schedule)

Maintain our Supplier Approval database and Approved Raw Material database (doc.043)

Record any product shelf life extensions (NC Log)

Daily Canteen refrigerator temperature check

Monthly glass audit and GMP inspection

Review formulas and perform initial CCP check for labels before issuing paperwork to production

Perform pH meter and thermometer calibrations as required.

Attend daily morning meetings and report goods in from previous day and any other relevant information.

Assist in assuring food safety within the Manufacturing and Warehouse Areas.

Assist with implementation and maintenance of quality and process instructions and procedures controlling product manufacture, safety and quality.

Assist with staff induction and training, and ensure that existing trained staff who are responsible for working with new staff members, only carry out training in accordance with designated procedures.

Assist with internal audits, preventive and corrective actions, resolving quality issues and any other matters relating to the quality management system.

Assist the H.A.C.C.P. Team in implementation and maintenance of the Company H.A.C.C.P. system