Quality Control (QC) Technician

Quality Control (QC) Technician

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    ££dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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A leading blue chip food manufacturer with a site near Burnley is currently recruiting a Quality Control (QC) Technician to join the team on a permanent basis. This will be a days based role working Monday – Friday.

The successful Quality Control (QC) Technician will have recent experience in a food or drinks manufacturing / testing environment. You will ideally hold Food Safety Certificate Level 2/3, HACCP certificate Level 2/3 and will ideally have knowledge / experience of BRC requirements and auditing.

Key responsibilities of the Quality Control (QC) Technician include 

• Ensure all production is being carried out in line with Quality Control, HACCP requirements, operating procedures including visual inspections, audits, QC line checks as required.
• Take product samples as required for QC testing, organoleptic analysis, external microbiological and chemical analysis, and shelf life retention.
• Take Environmental swabs and air plates.
• Inspect all raw materials entering the site to ensure they meet specification.
• Audit production documentation to ensure correct completion and highlight any anomalies.
• Manage non-conforming materials to ensure appropriate action is taken depending on the corrective action decision.
• Monitor shelf life.
• Conduct organoleptic analysis on all products to maintain consistency.
• Review supplier approval.
• Complete customer technical documentation when required.
• Ensure BRC Quality Standards, Good Manufacturing Policies, KMS standards and procedures are followed and documented where required.

Application via CV.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

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