Quality Assurance Assistant (6 month temporary cover)

  • Department: QA
  • Location: Rainham
  • Closing Date: 09/11/2018

Description:

  • Assessment of heat process of each batch of product, inputting relevant data into Ms excel spreadsheet.
  • QA checks and releasing of cleared, finished products.
  • Ph tests for finished products
  • Organoleptic assessments of finished product.
  • To monitor and assess incoming raw materials.
  • Raising/investigating of non-conformances/ putting non-conforming finished products and raw materials on hold and follow up.
  • Liaison & communication with production personnel regarding production issues.
  • Issuing of records/ procedures.
  • Water sampling and sending for analysis.
  • Temperature checks of Ishida, freezers, chiller and all fridges and incubators.
  • Packaging assessment & testing as required.
  • Carry out glass and hard plastic inspections and assisting on internal audits
  • Assisting the Assistant Technical Manager with tasks relating to managing the BRC, writing and reviewing procedures for our Quality Manual.
  • Assisting the Technical Manager/Assistant with general administrational duties.

 

Person Specification –

  • Experience in a Technical/Quality Assurance role is preferred, training will be provided for the successful candidate.
  • Flexible working times as QA work to shift system and weekend work maybe required at certain times.
  • To have a general knowledge of food safety, familiarity with BRC would also be advantageous.
  • Good communicator and to be computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word & Outlook.
  • To work in a small team and be able to make decisions regarding the quality of our products as and when required.

 

39 hours per week – Mon to Thur 14.00-22.00 Fri 14.00-21.00 (Times flexible)

Additional: To be flexible enough to work full night shift when required to help provide cover for night shift QA holidays and weekend work may be required at certain times

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