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Quality Technician - Food Manufacturing - Lancashire

£22,000 - £25,000 GBP per annum


REF: NCM46318

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My client is a world leader in the chilled food market. They have operations all over the world. They are currently looking to recruit a Quality Technician for their factory in the North West.

Shift pattern 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm rotating.

As a Quality Technician you will be responsible for ensuring the safety of products is implemented, monitored and maintained throughout the factory from raw materials entering the business to final products leaving the factory.

Your role will include -
Undertaking internal audits focusing on GMP, ensuring suitable corrective actions are taken
To ensure that the safety of products is implemented, monitored and maintained throughout the factory
To effectively work and communicate with the Technical Team and production operatives to continuously improve standards
To undertake all checks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis as defined on the Quality Management System testing schedule in an accurate and timely manner
Collecting samples of finished products for the daily taste panel
Raising non-conformities, technical incidents and taking suitable and appropriate corrective actions
Looking for areas where the QMS systems can be improved and made more efficient
Implementation of food safety standards and procedures
Being familiar with the Critical Control Points (CCPs) within the company and take appropriate corrective actions in the instance of critical limits not being met and maintain a good communication between production and technical teams
Aiding in investigations of customer complaints to achieve effective corrective actions
Daily checks of products to ensure it meets all the standards and requirements at the daily taste panels
Inspect raw materials to ensure consistency and integrity
Maintain, test and troubleshoot all instrumentation devices
Attempt repairs on broken or damaged products to determine the best way to scale those repairs
Test a certain percentage of all products based on industry standards
Environmental monitoring, reporting of micro results and corrective actions
Report problems or concerns to senior management immediately
Driving adherence to company procedures and policies in the factory

To apply you will ideally have:

Some experience of working in a Quality role in a chilled food manufacturing business inspecting raw materials and finished products to ensure consistency and integrity
Excellent communication skills; verbal & written
Able to work autonomously or a part of a team

REF: NCM46318

Tel: +44(0)1625 560 778

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