Recruiting Quality Control Technicians

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

Recruiting Quality Control Technicians for a frozen food manufacturing company located in Boston. The pay rate is £11.31. Shift patterns are 3-2-2, 12 hour shifts, 6am - 6pm and 6pm - 6am rotating so you will be working both days & nights.

QC/QA experience desirable but experienced food production or line operatives are also welcome to apply. We are looking for quick learners who know the factory environment, are flexible and adapt quickly to new situations.

This is a temporary role but opportunities for permanent roles will be given to hard working and reliable candidates.

Quality Control Technician

Responsible to: Technical Auditor

Overall Purpose/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 ad hoc duties as required.


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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