QA Technologist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24,000 (pro rata) + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Osborne

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8950

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

A leading FMCG food manufacturer in the Worcester area is currently seeking a QA Technologist to join their Technical team on a temporary basis. This may lead to a permanent position within the company. 

The QA Technologist will be responsible for influencing and driving the site Quality and Food Safety Agenda, actively driving continuous improvement of product quality, site standards and compliance to QMS.

QA Technologist responsibilities include:
• Check the quality control undertaken by Operational staff in Production.
• Ensure all samples have been collected and delivered to the lab.
• Identify any weakness in procedures and be involved in corrective action and relevant training to ensure compliance.
• Stop production lines when non compliance is evident and ensure quality is regained before start up.
• Completion of non-conformance documentation involving detailed investigations into root cause.
• Carry out swabbing of machinery.
• Understand HACCP and monitor critical control points.
• Internal audits.
• Calibration of equipment.
• Provide a trouble shooting resource on quality issues in the factory.

The successful QA Technologist will have previous experience in a Quality / Technical role within a food or drink manufacturing environment and have the ability to work using own initiative. A good understanding of HACCP, BRC and Food hygiene will be required for this role. 
Good communication skills, both written and verbal, will be essential for this role.

Application via CV.

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