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QA Technician

Location: ASH, KENT Salary: 19000 - 25000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 13 days ago Reference: 3069718
Well established and long standing organisation working within Food Manufacturing and Distribution are currently expanding and looking to recruit Quality Assurance Technicians based in the Kent area. 

The role will encompass the following: 

- Daily GMP audits of the warehouse, factory exterior and the office block areas.

- Regular checks on the packing lines to ensure that all products are being manufactured to the correct specification

- Regular checking of the packing lines and equipment to ensure it is working correctly and that items such as weight checkers, metal detectors are working and are calibrated as needed

- Ensuring that the date coding and labeling of finished goods are accurate, readable and according to customer requirements

- Carrying our traceability tests

- Maintaining product samples of daily production and ensure they are regularly checked for quality or defects

- Conducting tests on raw materials and packaging quality as well as developing technical reviews of suppliers

- Ensuring all associated paperwork is completed properly, accurately and on time
Assisting in non-conformance investigations and resolutions as required.


The Key Skills required:

-Previous QA or food handling experience within a food manufacturing environment is desirable

-Numerate & literate and able to follow instructions

-Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

-Basic IT skills

-Intermediate certificate in Food Hygiene and an understanding of HACCP principles are desirable

-Full in-house training will be provided

This role will consist of a shift pattern so the ideal person will be able to do the following: 

-4 on 4 off shift

-Fixed days or nights - 06:00 to 18:00 and 18:00 to 06:00

-Unpaid breaks of 1.5 hours per day, flexible due to production
10.5 hours paid, 12 hours on site








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