Recruiting Quality Control Technicians
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)
- 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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