QA Coordinator

Location: Wetherby
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 27,500
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We are looking for X1 QA Coordinator in LS22, Weatherby

Main Purpose of Job

To support the shift in complying with the company guidelines and Customer Technical Standards whilst delivering right first time every time product. Coach and guide the shift in making the right decisions and solutions in regards to food safety, quality and integrity, promoting a site wide positive food safety culture.

Reports and Reporting

Reports to: QAM

Peers: Line / Area Co-ordinators

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To be the first point of contact for the shift regards food safety, quality and integrity standards, coaching the Shift Teams to make the right decisions and solutions

  • Conducting audits on paperwork, GMP audits, Glass and Hard Plastic, traceability and internal audits
  • Conducting swabbing and sampling of finished product, raw materials and environment
  • Conduct post hygiene inspection audits for allergen cleans
  • Conduct taste assessment of both finished product and work in progress
  • Verify/calibrate the key equipment
  • Raise Non Conformances and put non-conforming stock on hold
  • Ensure that the shift is aware of shift performance regarding non-conforming product, customer complaints, CCPs, GMP, taste panel and hygiene performance
  • Supply, maintain, communicate and train updated Quality Procedures and product information data

Person Specification

  • Key Behaviours



·Proactive approach

·Can make the right decision and makes decisions based around fact

  • Key Skills

·A basic understanding of customer codes of practice e.g. allergens, labelling & coding and foreign body detection

·Experience in use of root cause analysis methods and tools

·Ability to communicate across all levels

·Ability to influence those around them

·Ability to manage across all levels

·Ability to work under own initiative

  • Key Knowledge/ qualifications (Desirable but not essential)

·2+ Years’ QA experience within Food Manufacturing, ideally with both private label and branded product experience

·Proficient in GMP and Quality Standards

·Level 3 HACCP

·Level 3 Food Safety

·Auditor qualification

·Recognised allergen qualification

·Recognised microbiology qualification

Shift Pattern – 18.00- 06.00 – 84 hours per 14 days (more detail on request)
£27,500 per annum
Free parking.