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      Quality Assistant

      c. £20,000 Location: Somerset Product: Chilled Ref: 62649

      This family-owned business has been making award-winning products for many generations. The business is committed to producing high-quality, great tasting products which are supplied to the major UK retailers and the export market.

      The job

      This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to work in a talented, friendly team in a supportive environment where you can develop your quality assurance skills.

      As Quality Assistant, the purpose of your role is to support the quality department in maintaining product quality, food safety and legality throughout the business by ensuring procedures within the company are followed.

      Typical duties include:

      • Collect micro samples and sending to laboratories
      • Assist in customer complaint investigations
      • Carry out internal auditing
      • Conduct taste panels
      • Complete QA related paperwork
      • Assess the quality of products on the production line
      • Report product non-conformances

      Your experience

      The Quality Assistant job would suit a recent food graduate looking for their first food manufacturing job, or you may have previous food industry QA/technical experience either from a university placement or full-time role.

      You will have excellent attention to detail, be organised, have good communication skills and be IT literate.

      Additional qualifications including HACCP, Food Safety and Food Hygiene are all desirable. A background of working with chilled food is also an advantage.

      More details

      The Quality Assistant job is based in Somerset and is paying c. £20,000.

      The working hours will be Monday to Friday, on a rotating shift of 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm.

      The role is a maternity cover contract for a minimum of 10-12 months, however this may be extended.

      How to apply

      If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Quality Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

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