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QA Technologist - 6 month FTC

QA Technologist - 6 month FTC

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

    Laurac@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

  • Job ref:

    0819071

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-14

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A food manufacturing company with a site based in the Worcester area is currently seeking a QA Technologist to join their Technical team on a 6 month fixed term basis.  The QA Technologist will be responsible for influencing food safety, actively driving continuous improvement of product quality, keeping site standards high and ensuring 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.
• Carry out swabbing of machinery.
• Understand HACCP and monitor critical control points.
• Internal audits (including GMP, glass and hard plastic)
• 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.  Excellent communication skills both written and verbal is essential for this role.

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