Quality Assistant

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Quality Assistant

Our client, a major supplier of ambient staple ingredients to the UK food industry, including several market leading brands, is looking for a Quality Assistant to join their team at their site in Essex. Reporting to the QA Supervisor you will provide support to the Quality Manager for the following: •Maintain and manage the Technical function on shifts •Ensuring proper operation of the Manufacturing Facility in Essex from a Technical perspective. •Documentation verification and control. •Ensuring facility compliance with the policies and procedures detailed in the site QMS. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •Production documentation verification checks •GMP and H&H audits •Checkweigher checks •Finished product sealing integrity checks •Daily Equipment and Procedural Checks •Hygiene/Allergen swab testing after cleaning down and record keeping •Printing labels on request •Uploading programmes to the lines •Fridge temperature monitoring •Completion of QAS •Manage sample collection •Oversee the Positive Release system to ensure all products despatched from the facility are within customer specification •Implement Insect Lure program to include monitoring, record keeping and trap replacements as per procedures. •Conduct customer and supplier relationships in a professional and courteous manner •Raise Corrective Action Requests •Collect traceability documents •Help production with technical queries •Other business needs CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: •Food manufacturing experience (preferred in QC/QA role) •Good attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively •Computer literate There may be a requirement to deputise for the Quality Supervisor in a number of situations, including inspections by customers or regulatory bodies, and will normally play a key role in preparing for such inspections. The successful applicant should be prepared to undertake such extra tasks as reasonably requested by either the Quality Manager or the Technical Director. The working hours for this role are 3pm - 12am Salary is £20,000 - £22,000 depending on experience. Do you think your experience fits the requirements for this role? Please apply along with your CV or if you would like more information please contact Tracey on 0131 370 9191 / 07837566646 or email tracey.fleming@alexandersteele.com