High Blantyre
South Lanarkshire
FMCG Food Manufacturing
£30,000 per year
United Kingdom

Scantec are working in partnership with a leading Food Manufacturer at their site in South Lanarkshire to assist them in finding a Quality Auditor to join their Technical team. This is a fantastic business and a great opportunity to gain experience with one of the UK’s leaders in their sector, along with great opportunities for growth and development. The company will offer full training and support for this role to get you up and running as quickly as possible.  

Shifts / working hours: 

4on, 4off Days, 7am-7pm

Role Summary: 

In this role you will focus on product quality, completion of audits, calibrations and investigations. It’s a varied and fast paced role where the successful candidate will need to have excellent time management and organisational skills. 80% of your time will be spent in the factory, working closely with operations and production teams. 

Senior Quality Auditor – Summary of responsibilities: 

  • Deal with holds, concessions and near miss investigations for metal detection & corrective action 
  • Ensure that investigations are conducted thoroughly, identifying the root causes and implementing corrective actions accordingly.  
  • Ensure that regular internal audits are conducted, covering areas such as CCPs, hygiene, documentation, GMP, foreign bodies, glass, PPE, and allergens.  
  • Work closely with Operations, to investigate customer complaints to determine the root cause, providing feedback to the appropriate teams and implementing relevant corrective actions.  
  • Carry out micro sampling and manage micro and nutritional databases, reporting, investigating, escalating, and resolving issues. 
  • Carry out routine quality assurance testing and monitoring throughout the manufacturing process to ensure information on product quality is continually fed back to the appropriate management teams.  
  • Manage stock control for retained samples and conduct taste panels on finished products, recording and reporting the results.  
  • Carry out various tests, such as pH testing, allergen testing, weight control, check weighing, calibration, and verification.
  • Assist the Technical Manager in maintaining the site's BRC certification and QMS management EG document control.

Required skills & experience: 

We’re looking for a candidate with some similar Food Quality Assurance experience with excellent attention to detail, who can work cross-functionally with great communication skills, able to build positive relationships with key stakeholders.

Ideally you will also have the following skills:  

  • Knowledge of BRC and Customers Codes of Practice 
  • Competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • An awareness of allergen controls 
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene (desirable but not essential) 
  • Level 2 HACCP (desirable but not essential)


  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave  
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme  
  • Death in Service Benefit 
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme (open to colleagues and their families) 
  • Retail discounts accessible via the Benefits Hub platform 
  • Employee Recognition Awards· Extensive Learning & Development opportunities (including opportunities for sponsored professional memberships)