Quality Assurance Technician

Location Shropshire
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££11 - £12 per hour
Contact name: Angel Bains

Contact email: angel@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 16448 AB_1707742324
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Quality Assurance Technician
Vacancy Ref: 16448 AB

About Us:
Supplier of British beef products.

The Job:
An exciting position is available for a Quality Assurance Technician to join the growing team. The role will be based within the Abattoir, Boning Hall and Despatch Departments, working to the quality sample plan. The role has great progression routes through the Quality department.

Job Responsibilities:
Ensure quality checks are carried out to agreed procedures and schedules this also includes trailers and finished product checks.

Ensure all products are labelled to specification.

Compile non-conformance logs and take appropriate action.

Check product and steriliser and fridge/freezer temperatures.

Collect microbiological samples log on to microbiology management system.

Monitor general product quality and advise department supervisors/managers of any issues.

Ensure procedural checks are carried out to agreed procedures and schedules, product quality checks, temperature checks, metal detection verification, environmental swabbing, equipment calibration, products weight checks, tare checks & labels checks.

Check all information required on sheets is filled in and filed as appropriate.

Operate to best Company policy.

To adhere to current legislation with regards to safe food production.

To monitor staff personal hygiene practices.

To ensure that product meets individual customer requirements.

Check for contamination.

Daily G&P checks.

Internal audit checks.

Attend meetings as and when required.

Health and Safety and Environmental Responsibilities:

To take reasonable care or yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions whilst at work.

Adhere to the Company's H&S Policy.

Do not to interfere with or misuse anything that has been provided for your health, safety or welfare.

Promote a safe working culture throughout your department and site.

Understand and comply with the Company's Environmental Policy.

Adhere to all safe working procedures and /or training.

£12 per hour


Working Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

Candidate Requirements:
Proven experience working within a Quality Assurance role within the food manufacturing industry.

Experience working with meat production.

Clear understanding of HACCP.

Strong team working and collaboration skills.

Positive attitude and clear understanding of the purpose of Quality within a food manufacturing environment.

How to apply:

Please click on the APPLY NOW button.

Please send your CV to; Angel Bains - Senior Recruitment Resourcer.

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission. Established in 2013, Agricultural and Farming Jobs provide outstanding recruitment head-hunting and job advertising services. We are the trusted recruitment partner of choice to industry leading organisations across the UK and Internationally. We recruit specifically for all roles within the sectors of: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food and Fresh Produce, Vet, Pet and Animal Health, Agrochemicals, Fertilisers and Seeds, Software and Technology, Machinery, Technical and Engineering and specialist Education.