Senior Quality Assurance

  • Job Reference: 00002448-1
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Falfish Ltd
  • Location: Redruth, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Negotiable, very competitive
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Primary Industry, Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Fast-paced department within a factory environment. Applying, business quality standards to all operations ensuring company, customer and legislative, requirements are met and maintained.

Summary of duties & responsibilities:

    • Maintaining food safety and legality for both our BRC standard and customer policies.
    • Routine assessments of raw material quality throughout the process against product specifications.
    • Ensuring that out of specification results are immediately communicated with appropriate corrective action.
    • Auditing of all areas within the factory ensuring GMP compliance with company procedures.
    • Assisting the Technical Team Leader with the calibration of equipment (scales/thermometers).
    • Routine spot checks on the lines to include CCP’s (Critical Control Points), labelling, quality and traceability.
    • Completing internal audits to the business annual schedule.
    • Assisting with third party audits (e.g. BRC).
    • Monitor allergen control and segregation across the site.
    • Collection of product, environmental and water samples for routine testing.
    • Assist with complaint investigation and actions.
    • Countersigning daily label record checks to ensure compliance.
    • Completion of documentation and quality records were required.
    • Conduct weekly hygiene and GMP audit’s with the Quality Manager/Technical Team Leader.
    • Assisting in product launches to ensure product is manufactured to correct specifications during the trial process and on day of production.
    • Assist with departmental projects as directed by the Technical Manager.
    • Training and coaching the QA and production teams on a day to day basis.
    • Operate in a safe working manner and support the business on continuous improvement relating to quality, health safety and environment.
    • Site QA and Falmouth QA site cover when required (sickness/holiday).
    • Working closely with senior management team to achieve goals and targets.

Reports to: Quality Manager
Works with: Technical Team
Hours of work: 48 hr week Monday to Friday working every third Saturday (flexible Sunday day and night shift cover as and when required)
Rate of pay: £Negotiable, very competitive
Contract type: Permanent

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