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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Quality & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £30000

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    15 Jul 2024

The QA FLM will be based within this Food Manufacturing factory with occasional desk work. You will focus on product quality, completion of audits, calibrations and investigations. You will have previous experience of working in a similar fast-paced role or in the food processing/manufacturing industry. It would be an advantage if you possessed qualifications in Food Science, Technology/Nutrition however this is not essential. We will offer training and support for this role as this is a great opportunity for someone who truly wants to develop their career within food quality. On Offer •£30,000 •Working 4 on 4 off days only (7am -7pm) •6% Pension •33 days annual leave •Death in Service Benefit •Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave •Free Employee Assistance Program Duties •You will be responsible for the front-line management of food safety and quality incidents as they arise, which involves dealing with holds, concessions, and near misses. You will ensure that investigations are conducted thoroughly, identifying the root causes and implementing corrective actions accordingly. You will also ensure that regular internal audits of the site's operations are conducted, covering areas such as CCPs, hygiene, documentation, GMP, foreign bodies, glass, PPE, and allergens. •You will be working closely with Operations, to investigate customer complaints to determine the root cause, providing feedback to the appropriate teams and implementing relevant corrective actions. You will also manage micro and nutritional databases, reporting, investigating, escalating, and resolving issues. •Carrying out routine quality assurance testing and monitoring throughout the manufacturing process to ensure information on product quality is continually fed back. You will also ensure that processes and products throughout the factory and those leaving site comply with agreed specifications with regards to quality and food safety. •You will carry out various tests, such as pH testing, allergen testing, ERH testing, weight control, check weighing, calibration, and verification. You will also assist the Quality Manager in maintaining the site's BRC certification and QMS including tasks such as metal detection investigations and managing the barcode verifier. Experience required •Food manufacturing experience •Have knowledge of BRC and Customers Codes of Practice •Competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook •An awareness of allergen controls •Level 2 Food Hygiene (desirable but not essential) •Level 2 HACCP (desirable but not essential •Able to work on own initiative & excellent communication skills If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please apply with your most recent CV.
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