Quality Assurance Operative

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary Up to £30000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Specialism Engineering & Manufacturing
Expiry 20 February 2024

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Group which has recently been acquired by new owners with exciting and ambitious plans for growth. Comprising three distinct trading businesses operating from three manufacturing sites, the Group produces a broad range of own-label and branded household and cleaning products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the food safety, quality and legality of all products including the application and implementation of all relevant food safety and quality systems, ensuring that the site standards are constantly maintained. Working across 3 sites in Derbyshire and Lancashire

Reporting to the Quality Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

* Ownership of the HACCP team and manuals
*Development of the site technical team, delivering regular quality meetings
* Ensuring that all products manufactured are within specification and meet customer requirements, driving compliance and continuous improvement
* Ensuring all site standards meet the current BRC Global Standard and customer technical requirements

* Auditing all process records for compliance and reporting on performance
* Agreeing achievable quality standards with the customer and ensuring they are maintained on an ongoing basis
* Ensuring site hygiene standards are met and hygiene audits carried out
* Supporting the stock controller in ensuring the technical integrity of the procurement process
* Monitoring and auditing the effectiveness of corrective procedures relating to customer complaints
* Advising, co-ordinating and preparing for third party audits
* Completing all customer compliance system requirements

Essential / Desirable skills include:

* Factory based Quality Management experience in a Food Manufacturer. A minimum of five years' experience in a similar role
* Absolute passion for food safety, legality and quality.
* HACCP Level 3 Qualification, Food Safety Level 3 qualification, Internal Auditors Qualification, VACCP/TACCP Knowledge, Glass/Hard Plastic Register Audits

* In depth working knowledge of food safety systems, HACCP, COSHH and relevant food legislation
* Experience mentoring and training Quality and Production Teams in all aspects of technical standards
* Experience, knowledge and a track record of managing teams
* A high level of flexibility and the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
* BRC and Major Retailer audit experience
* Strong communication skills, liaising with internal and external contacts
* HACCP systems knowledge

* Experience advising on quality issues, raising non-conformances, completing
Root Cause Analysis, and implementing corrective actions

* Proficient in Microsoft packages - Word, Excel, Powerpoint

The salary for this site-based role is £25-30k per annum and working hours are Monday to Friday within office hours, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.

Onsite parking
Monday to Friday

Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.