Quality Assurance Technician

Location: Wrexham
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: £11.10 per hour
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Our client on the Wrexham Industrial Estate is looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join their team with an immediate start available.  

 

The duties include:

  • To manage and assist with the development of an effective quality assurance system, ensuring that Quality and Food Safety are appropriately managed to meet set objectives.
  • To ensure that all finished products meet agreed specifications and investigate corrective actions in circumstances that the specification is outside the agreed parameters.
  • To carry out all training required to meet the requirements of the role and to support in training to enable operatives to effectively and efficiently maintain the quality parameters to specification.
  • To immediately report any incidences of poor manufacturing practice, H&S incidents or food safety concerns to any member of the Senior Management team.
  • To follow and supervise safe and hygienic procedures regarding all equipment and the environment.
  • To conduct environmental swabbing to verify the effectiveness of site hygiene practices and to communicate out of specification results to the QA Team Leader
  • To check held stock on a daily basis and to release stock when required
  • To sample and assess raw/finished products and communicate information to the production team, distribution, customer services and logistics team as appropriate.

 

Successful candidates will need:

  • Proficient in IT tools (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ideally holding a Food Science or Technology qualification or experience in a QA role within a food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to take responsibility and make decisions
  • Significant understanding and interest in food manufacturing
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be highly self-motivated

Hours of work are shift based, Monday – Thursday 6am-2pm / 12pm-8pm rotating and Friday 8am-4pm.

Occasional weekend work may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the business.

Hourly rate: £11.10