QA Technologist

  • Job Reference: 00000611-1
  • Date Posted: 26 February 2018
  • Location: Paddock Wood
  • Salary: £19,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Food Manufacture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Suzie Britton
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

Reporting to the Technical Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced QA Technician to provide technical support for the Company’s food safety and quality system.


  • Ensure that all products and packaging accepted into the Company meet specification and legal requirements through checks and sampling at the point of entry.
  • Supplier liaison regarding rejections and complaints and ensuring and resolutions are communicated to the relevant departments such as Stock Control and Accounts.
  • Maintain specific parts of QA systems to meet customer, legal and BRC requirements. This includes but is not limited to: traceability checks, daily check sheets, calibration, lab sampling, internal audits, weekly and monthly site audits, less frequent and ad hoc audits.
  • High level of warehouse monitoring to confirm effective implementation of quality system and peripheral company and customer policies.
  • Production trials.
  • Travel tests.
  • To report any issues to the Technical Manager.
  • Taste panel management.
  • Internal projects.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Minimum of 2 years within a food manufacturing background, preferably in a technical role.
  • Good working knowledge of quality systems and procedures.
  • Able to prioritise and manage workloads effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Effective communicator – verbal and written.
  • A level 3 Food Safety certificate is desirable, although not essential.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel.