Quality Assurance Technician

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameSophie Brown

Job description

Quality Assurance Technician
Co Monaghan
Monday - Friday, 40 Hours
Salary €35,000 - €40,000

Vickerstock are working in partnership with our specialist food processing client in Ireland and UK who have doubled production in the last 5 years and continues to do so, due to this they are seeking a full time/permanent Quality Assurance Technician to join the team at their site in Monaghan.

As a Quality Assurance Technician reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Effective development, implementation, and monitoring of the Food Safety Management system, including the HACCP plan, pre-requisite programme and documented SOPs within the business.
  • Ensuring compliance with Legislation, BRC, and retailer/ customer standards.
  • Conduct Internal audits across the site.
  • Own and manage projects, ensuring completion within agreed time frames and involving key stakeholders.
  • Apply Lean manufacturing principles daily in problem-solving, root cause analysis, and change management.
  • Proactively identify and address hazards to prevent risks to product safety, initiate corrective and preventative actions, and oversee their effective implementation to address problems and drive continuous improvement.
  • To analysis Production Quality KPI's and proactively report trends and liaise with production teams in problem solving.
  • Manage external non-conformance and complete complaint investigations, to ensure a rigorous approach to root cause analysis and that corrective and preventative actions are put in place in a timely manager.
  • Collaborate with Production and Maintenance Management to set standards, solve problems, and implement corrective actions.

We are looking for:

  • Minimum recognised 3rd level qualification in a Food Science related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years+ Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience in Food Manufacturing environment & Quality systems.
  • Have a demonstrable comprehensive knowledge of auditing, quality standards and systems, quality management techniques such as HACCP, Process Control, knowledge of food legislation, GFSI standards including BRC.

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Sophie now on 01 5267473 or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).
If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.