Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician



Salary: £19,000 – £22,000 Per Annum

Are you an experienced Quality Assurance Technician?

Do you hold Food Safety and HACCP qualifications?

Are you able to carry out audits in a food manufacturing environment?

Our client based in Dudley is seeking a Quality Assurance Technician, on a permanent basis to work within their Quality Department. This is a varied role working within a low-risk food processing plant, reporting into the Interim Technical & Quality Manager. Previous food industry experience with quality control or quality assurance and knowledge or experience of BRC and HACCP is essential for this role.

Main responsibilities of the role:

  • Internal auditing to BRC Level, including GMP, hygiene and CCP audits, verifying corrective actions
  • Member of the HACCP Team
  • Maintaining the supply approval system, including requesting documentation and conducting threat assessments.
  • Raw material assessment, including some laboratory testing, completing raw material reports and supplier non-conformances
  • Responding to customer queries and non-conformances, including root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Completing customer questionnaires and specifications
  • Monitoring factory processes to ensure quality and safety compliance
  • Assis with external and customer audits, including BRC and Organic
  • Holiday cover within the department
  • Other duties as required by the role

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a minimum 2 years’ experience working in quality within the food industry
  • HACCP Level 2 qualified as a minimum
  • Ideally be internal auditor qualified, or have experience of carrying out auditing and the auditing process within a food manufacturing environment
  • Food safety level 2 or 3 qualified
  • Possess a really good understanding of the importance of safety and hygiene within the food industry
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to work well at all levels both verbally and with written communication
  • IT literate, with the ability to accurate input information into company database relating to supplier audits and client files

What’s on offer:

  • Salary: £19,000 – £22,000 per annum (depending upon experience)
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday 08:00am – 5:00pm Friday 08:00am – 1:00pm
  • Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays – (5 days need to be kept back for Christmas shutdown)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 50% staff discount
  • Great working environment and culture

Job Information

Job Reference: SN-JOB-3071_1668604816
Salary From: £19000
Salary To: £22000
Job Industries: Manufacturing and Production
Job Locations: Netherton, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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