Quality Assurance Technician
Based in Aintree, Liverpool
£8.72 – £9 an hour plus benefits
A forward thinking food manufacturer, part of a large international group of companies, is currently looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Technician at their Aintree production facility, just outside Liverpool. It is a permanent role and you must be fully flexible to be able to work a variety of shifts including some weekends on shifts of between 8 and 12 hours (35 hours per week guaranteed) with possibility of more hours during busy periods.
You would play a key role in ensuring that products meet the required standards before leaving site, and that any non-conforming product is placed on hold and escalated to the relevant stakeholders. Duties would include:
To ensure that the packets are correct size and shape and that bag fill is correct and to ensure you understand the correct details for the individual product, i.e. BBE, ORIGIN, etc.
To ensure weight is correct and record every half hour and to be prepared to raise to the machine operator and engineering if the average weights are moving out of accepted tolerance.
Conduct process control testing (Peroxide value, moisture, salt analysis Conduct packs quality attributes check following proformas)
Ideally have previous lab experience in a food manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment
Flexible in availability for working hours (may be required to work different shifts each week, or overtime)
Have a good level of literacy and numeracy skills
A well established and highly regarded manufacturer of high-quality nuts and snacks, part of an international group of companies. Offering a competitive hourly rate plus benefits, this is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in the continued success of a dynamic and ambitious business.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Quality Systems Officer, QA Assistant, New Product Development Assistant, Technical Assistant, Manufacturing Assistant, Food Technologist.
Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.