Technical / QA Assistant

Job Description

Technical / QA Assistant

  • Location :Irlam , United Kingdom
  • Salary :£27000.00 to £30000.00 per annum
  • Position:Full time
  • Monday to Friday, 07.00 to 16.00, and 1 Saturday in 4 (07.00-12.00).

About the Role

I am working on behalf of a client who has over 100 years of experience in the meat and farming industries. All products are prepared in the factory daily to each customer’s specifications, packaged and labelled to and above legislation around the UK.

Recruiting for a Technical/ QA Assistant that will be responsible for effectively contributing to the work of the Technical Department.

You will be responsible for monitoring the factory quality & food safety systems and determining that quality, safety, and legality are met at each stage of the process by liaising effectively with all relevant parties in a policing capacity.

The client has welcomed applications with the following skills: quality assurance, technical, microbiology, food science, food technology, compliance, health & safety, food safety, HACCP, communication, IT literate, quality standards, organoleptic techniques, and auditing

The main responsibilities of the Technical/ QA Assistant role are:

  • Maintaining the food safety system policies and procedures
  • HACCP studies
  • Document control
  • Coordination of internal audits, distributing the results, and ensuring the completion of all corrective actions
  • Collecting micro-samples as per schedule
  • Traceability
  • Investigations into complaints
  • Daily auditing of CCPs
  • Daily label checks
  • Calibration
  • Auditing of processing records
  • GMP/fabric audits
  • Temperature checks
  • Quality checks

The nature of this role requires a flexible approach to working hours.


  • Staff sales
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Employee of the Month bonus

Essential Skills

  • It is essential that you have worked a minimum of 2 years in a technical role with a minimum of 1 year of food or meat industry experience
  • Experience with BRC audits

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV or call me on 07821681602

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