Recruiting Quality Control Technicians

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

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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Please apply with your CV to: Maria Broda