Quality Assurance Technician

Location: Wrexham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £11.10 per hour
Consultant's Branch: Wrexham
Reference: WAQAT411
Contact Name: Charlotte Gallop
Expiry Date: 2021-12-04

Our client on the Wrexham Industrial Estate is looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join their team with an immediate start. The role is to assist in maintaining a programme of quality assurance activity by ensuring that products manufactured and supplied by the company are safe, legal and meet or exceed customer expectations. You will support production in regards to understanding, implementing and maintaining good manufacturing practices in the factory in accordance with the company procedures and BRC standards


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.


Skills required:

  • 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

Successful candidates will need:

  • Ideally QA/ food manufacture experience   
  • Well-developed analytical skills and numeracy
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills essential, prioritising your tasks to contribute to the wider business objectives
  • 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
  • Full UK driving license and must be able to drive

Working hours will be shift based Monday to Friday, 5:30am-1:30pm/2pm-10pm rotating, Occasional weekend work may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the business.

Hourly rate: £11.10 per hour


  • Safety boots provided
  • Free car parking
  • Weekends off
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