QA Coordinator

Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire, England
Salary: £28k - 29k per year
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: QA Wetherby
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QA Coordinator (Nights)

Wetherby LS22

£28k - £29k

6am – 6pm (2 week rota based on 1 week 5 nights, 2nd week 2 nights)

 Commutable for York, Tadcaster, Harrogate or Leeds

Main Purpose of Job QA Coordinator

To support the shift in complying with Client and Customer Technical Standards whilst delivering right first time every time product.  Coach and guide the shift in making the right decisions and solutions in regards to food safety, quality and integrity, promoting a site wide positive food safety culture.                                       

Main Duties and Responsibilities QA Coordinator      

To be the first point of contact for the shift regards food safety, quality and integrity standards, coaching the Shift Teams to make the right decisions and solutions

  • Conducting audits on paperwork, GMP audits, Glass and Hard Plastic, traceability and internal audits
  • Conducting swabbing and sampling of finished product, raw materials and environment
  • Conduct post hygiene inspection audits for allergen cleans
  • Conduct taste assessment of both finished product and work in progress
  • Verify/calibrate the key equipment
  • Raise Non Conformances and put non-conforming stock on hold
  • Ensure that the shift is aware of shift performance regarding non-conforming product, customer complaints, CCPs, GMP, taste panel and hygiene performance
  • Supply, maintain, communicate and train updated Quality Procedures and product information data

Person Specification

  • Key Behaviours
  • Collaborative
  • Confident
  • Proactive approach
  • Can make the right decision and makes decisions based around fact

Key Skills

  • A basic understanding of customer codes of practice e.g. allergens, labelling & coding and foreign body detection
  • Experience in use of root cause analysis methods and tools
  • Ability to communicate across all levels
  • Ability to influence those around them
  • Ability to manage across all levels
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Key Knowledge/ qualifications (Desirable but not essential)
  • 2+ Years’ QA experience within Food Manufacturing, ideally with both private label and branded product experience
  • Proficient in GMP and Quality Standards
  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Level 3 Food Safety
  • Auditor qualification
  • Recognised allergen qualification
  • Recognised microbiology qualification