Quality Assurance Technician

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameSophie Brown

Job description

Quality Assurance Technician

Co Monaghan


Monday - Friday, 40 Hours

Attractive Salary

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:

  • Monitoring of the Food Safety Management system, including the HACCP plan, pre-requisite programme and documented SOPs within the business to ensure Food Safety.
  • Ensuring compliance with Legislation, BRC, and retailer/ customer standards.
  • Support and risk manage process change initiatives to ensure appropriate level of validation and verification.
  • To conduct Internal audits across the site and communicate the results of internal audits and work with Management and supervisors on effective close outs.
  • Involvement in projects, ensuring completion within agreed timeframes and involving key stakeholders.
  • Apply Lean manufacturing principles daily in problem-solving, root cause analysis, and change management.
  • To monitor Production Quality KPI's and proactively report trends and liaise with production teams in problem solving.
  • Complete complaint investigations, completing root cause analysis and ensuring that corrective and preventative actions are put in place in a timely manager.
  • Collaborate with Production teams and Maintenance teams to set standards, solve problems, and implement corrective actions.

We are looking for:

  • Minimum recognised 3rd level qualification in a Food Science related discipline.
  • Food safety and Quality mindset with commitment to continuous improvement and delivering right results first time.
  • Have 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.