Quality Assurance Technician

Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Plus Benefits
Contact: Craig Cartwright
Call: Craig
Reference: BBBH1189_1579862326
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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a genuine market leader within their specialist field of FMCG Manufacturing and Supply Chain.

Role Overview :-
To support the quality improvement and right first time agenda, ensuring products are legally and safely manufactured within compliance of customer and internal specifications and standards.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • To provide advice on recipe formulation and batch correction
  • Actively participate in the implementation of site quality improvement projects, where necessary providing support to train operation teams and monitor project effectiveness.
  • Complete GMP and Hygiene audits to required schedule
  • Assist in the investigation of consumer complaints determining root cause and corrective action necessary to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Participate in the internal audit schedule completing audits as necessary to demonstrate compliance with company, customer and industry standards
  • Where applicable take samples in accordance site quality plan ensuring the samples are analysed in a timely manner and results reported / escalated as appropriate.
  • Complete traceability exercises to agreed plan.
  • Facilitate the effective running of site quality panels/boards to agreed schedules and standards.
  • Completion of operational QC compliance audits, reporting of non-conformances and ensuring corrective action is in place and monitored to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assist in new starter and refresher training
  • Ensure all analytical measuring equipment is calibrated and serviced according to the relevant schedule
  • Complete data entry in a timely manner, ensuring all data is entered accurately to enable reports to be generated from this data as required.
  • Provide support on 1st Production runs and line trials
  • In common with all other personnel, the Job Holder is required to adhere to the Company's policies on Safety, Hygiene and Good Housekeeping.

Required Skills / Experience / Qualifications

  • 'A' levels or Degree in science/food technology or experience within a food operational role for 5+ years - ideally within a beverage based industry
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Interested in food and drink and improving quality systems.
  • Knowledge of beverage recipe makeup
  • IT skills - competent in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook and inhouse systems
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Able to effectively communicate quality improvement to the wider operation team through influencing and coaching.

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