Laboratory Technician

Yorkshire and the Humber
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a vacancy for a QA Technician in a rapidly-expanding food production company in West Yorkshire. This is a permanent position.

The role: QA testing on raw materials, in-process and finished goods, including testing for moisture, FFA, PV, oil, salt; carry out GMP, hygiene and glass audits; daily balance checks; red pen checks; packaging intake checks; hold and release of stock using company software programme; metal detection and checkweigher checks; monitoring the temperatures in the production unit and warehouse; conduct micro sampling/ATP swabbing; complete and maintain records; prepare new product launch packs; investigate non-compliances; taking part in the sensory panel tasting products which may contain meat and animal products.

The Person: The successful candidate will be highly organised and structured in their approach to the responsibilities of the role to ensure that deadlines are met, data is up to date and systems maintained accurately.

Ideally you will have previously worked within a technical bias role and understand food safety legislation.

Excellent communication skills are a definite requirement - written and verbal. Attention to detail required in all aspects of the role along with competence of IT (mainstream and bespoke systems) Training where required will be given to ensure skill sets are in line with role expectations.

The company operate a shift system, comprising three weeks Mon-Fri 06:00 - 14:30 hrs or 14:00 - 22:30 hrs and one week 22:00 - 06:30 hrs

AgR-Scientific are acting as a recruitment agency with regards to this role