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QA Officer

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSQAO230823
  • Job Title: Quality Assurance Officer
  • Pay Rate: £25,000 to £30,000 pa
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Dungannon

Quality Assurance Officer

Are you interested in Quality Assurance career opportunities within the FMCG Industry?

VANRATH are recruiting a Quality Assurance Officer to assist with the day to day implementation of QA strategies for a rapidly growing food production team.

The Package

£25,000 to £30,000+ (DOE)
Plus Additional Package

The Client

Our client is a significant presence in the agri-food sector, supplying Northern Ireland and mainland UK. They have undergone steady growth since conception over 50 years ago and are now a well recognised brand in stores and supermarkets across the country.

Due to their growth, they now find themselves with a need to expand their production team, including additions to their Quality team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Day to day monitoring and supervision of existing quality assurance systems
  • Ensuring customer specifications and statutory regulations are met
  • Advising and implementing industry and customer codes of practice
  • Maintaining records of customer complaints, supplier deficiencies and conducting investigations and reports
  • The co-ordination of pest control & cleaning schedules
  • Liaising with the production team to achieve the highest possible standards of product quality, safety and hygiene.
  • Ensuring production and packing staff accurately complete all agreed Quality records.
  • Liaising with auditors from customers and other regulatory bodies and ensuring that corrective action is implemented and maintained
  • Conducting taste panels
  • Supporting organisation staff in their understanding of key quality processes in addition to responding to internal enquiries related to quality assurance systems and processes
  • Liaising with customer artwork houses and packaging suppliers in relation to artwork approvals.
  • Maintaining supplier approval documentation

About you

  • Third level qualification in Food/FMCG related field
  • Minimum 1 year experience in QA within Food
  • Knowledge of BRC standards would be a distinct advantage

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joe Sowerby for a confidential discussion on 028 9033 0250