Junior Technical Officer

Location: Frome, Somerset
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £22000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH1108_1578307410
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for a Junior Technical Officer.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Frome
Hours of work: Monday - Fridays 8.30am - 5.30pm
Salary: £22,000

Summary:

Reporting to the QA Manager, you will implement the company standards and train staff to operate to them, whilst continuously striving to improve the standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement into all factory areas the standards by which the company operates and seek to raise them continuously (includes production, goods in, engineering, process)
  • Training of staff against the systems and procedures in place
  • Attending trials to create product standards in with Production Department
  • Investigation of Factory non-conformances
  • Investigation of customer complaints and implementation of corrective and preventative actions based on trending analysis of data
  • Working with production to validate all processes and procedures
  • Management and maintenance of calibration schedule for technical equipment
  • Management of raw material and packaging intake including supplier non-conformances
  • Managing the technical KPI and action plan as well as day to day tasks of departments publish results and maintain clear communication between technical and other departments within the company
  • Carrying out internal and GMP (good manufacturing practices) audits in conjunction with the appropriate departmental managers to verify that the factory is complying to all customer codes of practice and BRC standards
  • Responsibility for pest control across the whole site
  • Support departmental managers in implementing action raised during internal and external audits to ensure these are reduced and completed within the given time frame
  • Reviewing internal work instructions and practices, customer codes of practice / BRC requirements to implement and train any required changes



Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 1 year Quality Technical Officer experience
  • Experience of working within a food factory
  • Knowledge of customer codes or practice and BRC requirements
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems
  • Degree educated or equivalent in Food Technology
  • Good communication skills



Closing date is 20th January

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