Quality Assurance Technician - Paddock Wood

Paddock Wood, Kent
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Sonia Katewu
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Assurance Technician
Full Time - Permanent - 40 hours per week
22k - 25k per annum
Paddock Wood, Kent

My client is seeking a Quality Assurance Technician to provide effective technical support working within a chilled environment.

You will be required to ensure that all products and packaging accepted into the Company meet specification and legal requirements through checks and sampling at the point of entry.

Job Role:
* Supplier liaison regarding rejections and complaints and ensuring and resolutions are
communicated to the relevant departments such as Stock Control and Accounts.
* Maintain specific parts of QA systems to meet customer, legal and BRC requirements. This includes but is not limited to: traceability checks, daily check sheets, calibration, lab sampling, internal audits, weekly and monthly site audits, less frequent and ad hoc audits.
* High level of warehouse monitoring to confirm effective implementation of quality system and peripheral company and customer policies.
* Production trials.
* Travel tests.
* To report any issues to the Technical Manager.
* Taste panel management.
* Internal projects.

* Experience within a food manufacturing background, preferably in a technical role.
* Good working knowledge of quality systems and procedures.
* Able to prioritise and manage workloads effectively to meet deadlines.
* Strong initiative with good problem-solving skills.
* Strong sense of urgency and dedicated work ethic.
* Excellent team player
* Effective communicator - verbal and written.
* A level 3 Food Safety certificate is desirable, although not essential.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel.

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