QA Technician FOOD/Manufacturing


    Russell Taylor

    Quality Assurance Coordinator- HACCP Location: Mold Salary: From £27,000 a year – Permanent, Full-timeHours: 4 day working week- Fri/Sat/Sun off (Mon – Thurs) 7:00 – 17:00) Additional: 4% employer pension Employer assist- discounts ASDA, cinema, gym etcWeekly pay- Thursdays, hols increase with length of service, death in service, free parking, health and well being programme, life insurance etc Our client, a rapidly growing manufacturing company is looking to recruit a QA Coordinator to work at their modern site. The company is in great shape and is looking to grow, this is a fantastic time to join them on their journey and play a key role in the compliance team. Reporting into the Quality Assurance Manager, you will be a strong leader and influencer with the ability to liaise with representatives across all site functions, to ensure site wide compliance and day-to-day quality objectives and targets are met, supported, and reported on.You will deputise for the Quality Assurance Manager in their absence to ensure business continuity and will work closely with an experienced team of SHEQ and QA Technicians to ensure the Quality Management System is operating correctly whilst supporting and driving continual improvement to meet business requirements.The Role: • Participate in internal and external audits, plus accident and incident investigations where required.• Support the HSE function on site by performing Safety Tours and advising on potential risk.• Manage internal Non-conformances, Holds, Returns, Customer and Supplier complaints.• Investigating and driving root cause through to corrective and preventative action.• Manage trials, liaising with stakeholders across the business to ensure accurate recording or data• Support product launches and NPD/R&D as required.• Ensure the Site Specification system in conjunction with the QA Technician is managed and accurate at all times, developing where required.• Manage the Supplier Assurance Program ensuring the Raw Material database and supplier information is in place and maintained.• Support the Warehouse and logistics team to ensure quality issues relating to Goods in and Despatch are managed correctly.• Manage the Mettler weigh system and ensure annual calibrations of scales and lab equipment are completed.• Support and generate reports/briefings to include the interpretation and presentation of laboratory and analytical data generated by the SHEQ Technicians.• Be part of the HACCP team driving and leading where applicable.• Take ownership of Laboratory and Quality procedures, supporting SHEQ Technicians and actively supporting all departments to maintain compliance to standards.• Complete sample requests with support internally and organise shipping to include Dangerous Goods requirements.• Provide ongoing advice, training, support and coaching across site functions.• Actively perform regular quality and site briefings and toolbox talks.• Support and cover for SHEQ Technicians as applicable and be confident in laboratory processes and testing.The Person: • Will hold a minimum HACCP level 2 required, ideally a level 3 • Experience working in a laboratory setting would be ideal • Experience in retailer, BRC, ISO, FSC audits or similar would be beneficial. • The ideal candidate will have internal audit training • COSHH trained or awareness of chemical handling• Hold Dangerous goods training – IATA, ADR preferred but training can and will be given.• Be computer literate in MS Office and confident in learning and using alternatives systems including SAGE.Important Information:
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