Quality Assurance Lead / QA Lead

Quality Assurance Lead / QA Lead

  • Location

    Melton Mowbray

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £££ Excellent

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A large food manufacturing company with a site based in Melton Moawbray is currently seeking a QA Lead to join their team on a permanent basis. The main purpose of the role is to audit and monitor quality systems and provide general technical support to operational teams. The Quality Assurance Lead will report in to Assistant Area Manager.

Please be aware this role is on a DAYS based rotating shift pattern, 12 hours 6am-6pm. 

Key accountabilities for QA Lead –
  • Apply high quality standards ensuring legislative requirements are met and maintained.
  • Managed non conformance and feedback to operations teams so corrective actions can be carried out.
  • Product, organoleptic and micro testing against specific requests.
  • Carry out traceability investigations.
  • Provide technical support to all factory teams.
  • Calibration of equipment.
  • Support NPD trials and product launches.
  • Take part in and promote all relevant continuous important initiatives.
To be considered for this role you will be from a food or drink manufacturing environment, have a basic HACCP qualification and level 3 food hygiene. You must have excellent communication and organisation skills and have the ability to manage your own work load.  

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