QA

Location
Cranswick Country Foods, Hull (Preston)

4 On 4 Off B Shift 6.00am – 18.00pm 

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for carrying out all relevant checks, maintaining technical standards, in line with legislation and customer requirements. Ensuring the members of the QA and operations team are also effectively implementing and managing in line with legislative and customer operating standards. 

Main duties include (but not limited to): 

  • Conducting label / process control audits every 1-2 hours to ensure records are being completed correctly and at the right times as well as raising and issues at the time 
  • Conducting temperature verification checks (including sterilizers, hand washing stations, product, environmental) at various stages of the process ensuring all results are recorded and any corrective actions are completed in a timely manner 
  • Ensure the timely collection of chemical, microbiological and organoleptic samples in line with current schedules 
  • Conducting calibration checks and record the results ensuring any corrective actions are communicated and closed out in a timely manner 
  • Conducting pre-operational hygiene inspections and report any failings immediately and ensure that corrective actions are completed 
  • Conducting GMP audits and fabrication to ensure any corrective actions required are communicated and completed in a timely manner 
  • Conducting daily canteen checks and ensure that any non –conformance are communicated and resolved in a timely manner 
  • Conducting CCP verification relevant to the area being worked in and report any Non-Conformances through the proper processes 
  • Ensure closure of any Non-Conformances raised and proactive prevention of repetition 
  • Conducting equipment checks to ensure any damaged or missing equipment is reported to the relevant departments 
  • Managing Corrective actions – making sure corrective actions are completed within appropriate timescales and that the relevant documents have been completed, e.g. hold log, non-conformance log 
  • Quality attribute assessments on finished product to the defined attributes and a specified frequency 
  • Completing raw material intake checks to ensure all product adheres to the specification as well as being an approved supplier for meat and Ingredients 
  • Checking the drivers to ensure the certificates are valid and most up to date (if applicable to your area) 
  • Completion of temperature checks for raw material and finished product as well as environmental temperatures 
  • Conducting taste panels on the determine frequency for all finished products (and key personnel attend) as well as completing quality assessments over life 

Requirements, experience and person specification: 

  • Previous experience of FMCG manufacturing (advantageous) 
  • Understanding of continuous improvement tools and techniques 
  • Previous QA experience  
  • All core training and mandatory procedures  
  • All relevant site/area policies, procedures & processes (including customer specific requirements) 
  • Minimum level 2 Food Safety 

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying and confirm this when submitting your application. 

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to: CCF.Careers@Cranswick.co.uk Closing date: 6th July 2020