fairfaxmeadow

QA Auditor/Assistant

JOB VACANCIES 06/10/2020

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Position:

QA Auditor/ Assistant  

Reporting To:

Technical Manager  

MATERNITY COVER (6 MONTHS)

Up to £20,910.00

Monday – Friday but flexibility required

 

ROLE OBJECTIVE/PURPOSE   

To ensure the safety and quality of all products through the documented examination and verification of activities, records and processes.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To ensure the safety and quality of all products through the implementation of Site Food Safety & Quality Assurance systems
  • To work effectively as part of the QA and Production teams
  • To carry out QA and QC checks and tasks in all areas of the production chain including temperature, specification, weight, traceability, calibration, cleaning  and tasting checks
  • To ensure that all Food Safety control points identified via the HACCP system are fully monitored and controlled
  • To ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures relating to Food Safety and Quality
  • To monitor and assist in the provision of  any staff training relating to Basic Food Hygiene, HACCP awareness, general induction, GMP and Health & Safety
  • To liaise with the Production Department in matters relating to any quality or food safety issue
  • To ensure effective investigation, prompt response and solutions to customer complaints/process issues
  • To ensure that customer returns are monitored and investigated and appropriate analysis is given to the relevant departments and managers
  • To maintain all certification schemes such as BRC and Red Tractor
  • To assist in factory visits from customers and gaining and maintaining approval ratings
  • To liaise with customer representatives in a professional manner
  • To ensure that the Technical Manager/QA Manager is kept fully informed of all key issues and developments through regular informal and documented contact
  • To monitor hygiene standards and take necessary corrective action
  • To continually develop new initiatives to improve standards
  • To carry out tasting of all species of meat.  Participate in all species tasting panels and as part of complaint investigation

COMPANY INITIATIVES AND COMPLIANCE 

  • To comply with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to the role.
  • Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values at all times.
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company.
  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company’s policies and legislation.
  • All individuals are expected to maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job and participate in appropriate learning and development activities

 

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • GSCE/A-levels + 1 year experience or Degree
  • Food safety courses
  • Quality systems courses
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • BRC Systems experience preferred
  • Self- motivated and resilient
  • Good attention to detail with organisational skills
  • IT Literate
  • Good communication skills

 

If you are interested in the above role please contact us on email at recruitment@fairfaxmeadow.co.uk