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Quality Assurance Technician

Overview
Reference: CT6357 LEI MANA
Salary: £19000 - £19000
Job Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Type: Temporary
Posted: Friday, 31st October 2014
JOB TITLE: Quality Assurance Technician
JOB SUMMARY: To ensure that our client's food products are safe and compliant with legal 3rd party and customer requirements

LOCATION: Leicester
SALARY: £19,000
CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary to Permanent
HOURS: 6.00am - 2pm OR 8.00am to 4.00pm
MUST HAVES: Experience from within a related quality / technical role within food manufacturing OR educated in a food related discipline

The COMPANY
Our client is a leading manufacturer of premium sausage and traditional hams.

The ROLE
The successful Quality Assurance Technician will be required to:
*Perform regular checks and audits (GMP, traceability, fabrication etc.) in order to monitor compliance with food safety requirements and prepare the necessary reports
*Calibrate scales, temperature probes and other measuring devices as per required frequency
*Ensure all products are kept at the correct temperature at all times and report any discrepancies to management team in a timely manner
*Collect micro samples, water samples and environmental swabs
*Monitor production lines to ensure product safety, quality and compliance with customer's requirements
*Co-ordinate food tasting sessions and to produce relevant reports
*Audit production documentation to ensure all paper work is filled in correctly and regularly
*Assist customers complaints investigation and to ensure completion of corrective actions within required time scale
*Scheduled physical audits such as glass and hard plastic, hygiene audits
*Issue next day control sheets, ensuring correct dates and products.
*Conduct meat and non-meat ingredient audits to assess supplier compliance to specification
*Seeing through of internal corrective actions
*Conduct all QA checks to the specified schedule.
*To perform ad hoc tasks as required by Quality and Technical managers


The CANDIDATE
Our client is looking for strong applicants with the following experience:
*Experience from within a related quality / technical role within food manufacturing OR educated in a food related discipline
*Knowledge of food safety legislation, quality processes and HACCP highly advantageous
*Good understanding of food safety, GMP and basic understanding of microbiology
*Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
*High attention to detail, personable with excellent communication skills both verbal and written
*Capable of working on own initiative with good organisational skills
*Strong attention to detail
*A self-motivated team player


ALTERNATIVE JOB TITLES: Quality Assurance Consultant, quality Assurance Manager, Food Technician, Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Assurance Technologist, Quality Assurance Officer


This role is commutable from:
Leicester
Birstall
Anstey
Scraptoft
Groby
Markfield
Melton Mowbray
Loughborough



Mana Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company working within the Engineering, Sales, IT and Commercial sectors. We are established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and candidates alike. This particular role includes people with experience in Quality Assurance Consultant, quality Assurance Manager, Food Technician, Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Assurance Technologist, Quality Assurance Officer


Contact Information
Name : Calum Thomson
Email : info@mana-resourcing.com
Phone : 01572 821985