QA Technologist

Job Title: QA Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Halstead
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-31 00:00:00
Reference: 137100915
Contact Name: Ruth Humes
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 2019 16:22

Job Description

My client based in the Braintree District is seeking a QA Technologist.

Hourly Rate: £10.26 - £10.50 per hour (15% increase on pm shift)

Hours/Shifts: 6-2pm - 2-10pm (rotating)


To control the goods coming into the business to the risk assessed schedule, taking off samples and completion of paperwork.
To carry out internal audits to schedule.
To monitor the standards of hygiene, housekeeping, food safety, traceability, allergen management, legality and quality.
To ensure the control, quarantine and corrective action of any non-conforming products.
To help with monitoring and investigating complaints, returns, weight control issues and metal finds relating to the production factory.
To help with organise and assess laboratory testing as required.
To create and provide certificates of conformance to customers at the point of despatch
Any other duties requested by a Manager or Director.


" Ability to work autonomously and with a team
" Attention to detail is imperative
" Ability to deal with a complexity of products
" Computer literate.
" Flexibility to cover sickness or holidays at short notice
" Excellent oral and written communication skills.
" Experience in a similar role within a food manufacture environment
" Preferably a food science graduate or at least educated to A' level standard in science subject, previous laboratory or quality control and assurance experience is an advantage, preferably gained within the food/beverages industry.
Preferably experience with auditing, knowledge and/ or experience of HACCP

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