Recruiting Quality Assurance Technicians

  • Location
    Boston, Lincolnshire
  • Salary
    £ 11 - £ 11.3 / Hourly
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco

Recruiting Quality Assurance Technicians for a frozen food manufacturing company located in Boston.

Pay rate starts at £11 per hour. Overtime paid after 40h. Overtime rate is 1.5 x basic rate. Double pay on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Weekly pay. Paid 30 min break. PPE provided. Canteen. Parking on site. Location: 20 min walk from the city centre.

Shift pattern is Monday to Friday 8h rotation: 6am - 2pm, 2pm -10pm, 10pm -6am. Shifts rotate on a weekly basis.

If you would like further information on the role, please call Maria at 07717420290 or Evija at 07720064517.

To be considered for this role the candidates will have to meet the following essential criteria:

  • Product quality inspection experience

  • A thorough understanding of Quality Assurance principles

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to follow raw material and packed product specifications

  • Food safety/HACCP knowledge

  • Good communication skills

The candidate must be flexible as there will be some ad hoc duties, work on production line and cleaning required at times. Please see full job description below.

Objectives of Role: Day to day management of the product quality, ensuring it meets or exceeds customer expectations; providing assurance and objective evidence to management and customers that an appropriate level of quality is being achieved.

The role: Reporting to the Technical Auditor you will: Ensure safety of self and others at all times, complying with all health, safety and environmental policies / procedures for site � Conduct routine quality inspections of all bulk raw materials, intermediate and finished product on site ensuring adherence to site / customers specifications. � Entering data onto site systems, agrim and SAP to determine product grade and status also ensuring product traceability is maintained at all times. � Applying pallet traceability labels in processing area onto pallets, prior to them being transferred to bulk storage areas. � Responsible for routine start up checks, failsafe and routine testing of metal detection, checkweigher checks and date code of packed stock. � Ensure allergen segregation is maintained at all times when processing/packing � Regular organoleptic testing of product, as required by customer specification � Liaising with Area Manager / Shift Supervisors / Line Technicians if there are any quality concerns or deviation from specification, make recommendations for corrective actions where necessary / applicable. � Organizing and labelling micro samples for routine micro analysis, pesticides, heavy metals, etc. to be sent to the external laboratory/ Kings Lynn. � Collecting and organizing retained samples as required � Supporting the Production team during hygiene windows, cleaning equipment / QA Cabin. Conducting swab tests (ATP/allergens) to verify standards, releasing lines to production teams � Supporting the Technical Auditors during customer and 3rd party visits / audits. � You will be required to work in both repack and process and perform ad hoc duties as required e.g. work on production line.


Job Related Experience/Skills:

  • Product quality inspection � Experience of working in a fast-paced environment � Fully conversant with SAP and Agrim � Ability to follow raw material and customer specifications � Thorough understanding of Quality Assurance principles � Knowledge of frozen product � Previous frozen food background (desirable)

Personal Skills:

  • Confident in approach � Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal � Attention to detail � Reliable � Adaptable � Team-working � Flexible (to meet business needs/changing priorities) � Fluent in more than one language (desirable)

Other: Computer literate � Food safety/HACCP knowledge � Flexible (willing to work in other areas when required). Values: Reliable, Entrepreneurial, Creative, Passionate, Sharing.

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