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Quality Assurance Operator

Posted 9 March by Travail Employment Group Easy Apply Featured Ended

Quality Assurance Operator

Full time

Temporary to Permanent


£8.77 per hour to start & attendance bonus

4 on 4 off shifts

20 days holiday & 8 bank holidays

The Role

A Quality Assurance Operator is required by an expanding food company to support the Quality Manager. Taking on day to day responsibility for the testing and analysing products in a controlled environment, while recording all information accurately and reporting any defect to the Supervisor in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities will include -:

  • Ensuring that all QC checks performed by the operators are in tolerance and on schedule
  • Provide quality support and guidance with trouble shooting and problem solving regarding product safety and food hygiene standards
  • Assist the laboratory function in ensuring that finished product sampling and environmental sampling is completed in compliance with internal and external requirements
  • To assist in investigation of OOS results - product or environmental - and recording of the investigation and actions
  • To monitor and report on the safety, quality and specifications of all products, ensuring compliance with the Quality Management System, and implement corrective action procedure in areas of non-compliance
  • To ensure that all testing equipment is maintained and calibrated in working condition
  • To be a member of the Internal audit team and Control of non-conforming product programs; identify the root cause of deviations and implement effective corrective actions
  • Develop, manage and maintain systems within operations to ensure product compliance with legal and customer specifications
  • To manage product release in accordance with internal and external schedules
  • Support Management with audits conducted by customers and statutory bodies
  • Evaluate trends of key quality measures, implement effective programs to encourage an error prevention and continuous improvement approach across the site
  • Support the site training program and help identify training needs
  • To assist in the development and implementation of new processes and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and customer codes of practice

The Candidate

  • A track record in a Quality Assurance role previously
  • Knowledge of food safety legislation, HACCP, BRC is highly advantageous
  • High level of computer literacy including Microsoft Excel and the Internet
  • Working knowledge of Food and Hygiene is desirable
  • Degree or HND in Food Technology or equivalent
  • A driven individual with good communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work to strict deadlines

The Company

Our client is a growing food company which has invested heavily in facilities and equipment. The post offers an ideal opportunity for a Quality Assurance individual to add real value to the long term progression of the business.

The Package

£8.77 per hour to start

Free car parking

4 on 4 off shifts

20 days holiday & 8 bank holidays

Attendance based bonus

To Apply

This vacancy is advertised by Travail Employment Group who are acting as an Employment Business.

Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within the next 7 days you have not been successful on this occasion and unless otherwise advised, Travail will keep your details on file and contact you with future relevant opportunities.

All candidates registering with Travail Employment Group will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.

Required skills

  • Food Safety
  • Hygiene
  • Internal Audit
  • Investigation
  • Quality Management

Reference: 34647950

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