QA Technician

Cranswick Convenience Foods, Hull

Permanent – full time position 

06.00 – 14.00 / 14.00 – 22.00 rotational shifts 

Inc. 1 in 4 working Saturday 

In the role of QA Technician, you will provide an auditing service to the factory to ensure food safety, legality and quality of products. 

The role will involve the following duties:

  • Monitor the quality system compliance through regular audits 
  • Perform independent process control checks 
  • Liaises with the product development team during trials and launches 
  • Following up all non-conformance issues arising from paperwork with production personnel or via other technical personnel 
  • Input sample details onto the system and relay any details to the contract lab 
  • Check and collate all production paperwork relating to intake, manufacture, curing, processing, cooking, cooling, storage, slicing, packing and despatch 
  • Check and collate technical audit paperwork 
  • Carry out Traceability Challenge exercises 
  • Record and verify critical processing details and reconciliation of processing and traceability records 
  • Give feedback on specific critical issues raised to appropriate technical or production personnel 
  • To ensure products are sent for correct testing in line with customer protocol 
  • To ensure ongoing nutritional verification is completed 
  • Report and investigate any products that do not meet customer expectations
  • To establish internal relationships and liaise with relevant departments 

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills / qualifications / attributes:

  • Experience in a QA role is preferred but not essential 
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • An eye for detail is critical
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain records and filing systems
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills  

If you are interested and would like to apply please send your C.V. and cover letter, explaining why you are suitable for the role, to  or the HR Department, Sutton Fields.  Applications should be submitted by Friday 15th February 2019. 

** Internal applicants must make their line manager aware before applying **