QA Technician

£ 12 - £ 12 per hour
Leeds
Posted: 14 September 2022
Expires: 14 October 2022

QA Technician

Leeds

£12.24 p/h

Monday - Friday 5am - 1pm/8am - 4pm (Rotating Weekly)

Fixed Term Contract - 6 Months

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced QA Technician to drive a quality culture on site by being the first point of contact for all factory quality activities through the auditing of process from intake through to finished goods. The QA Technician will be reporting to the QA Manager.

Duties of the QA Technician

  • As the QA Technician you will be auditing people, products, systems, procedures and documentation to identify areas of noncompliance against the company Food Safety and Quality Management System.
  • Collecting all product samples/environmental swabs/samples for testing as determined by schedule (or on request e.g., shelf-life samples)
  • Supporting the QA Manager and Technical Services Coordinator in the development of the sites FSQMS.
  • Ensure all issues raised from pest control visits are communicated to the relevant departments and remedial action is completed within the agreed timescale
  • The QA Technician will need to log all samples onto the relevant lab systems for testing and prepare boxes for collection by the lab
  • You will be reviewing all products/swabs/sample results onto the system to ensure conformity and act with finished goods/raw materials in the event of an out of specification result
  • Conducting technical risk assessments in area of responsibility where required
  • You will be completing complaint investigations with the relevant departmental manager to determine a root cause and ensure the implementation of effective corrective and preventive action.
  • Supporting site visits as and when required or requested by the QA Manager or Technican Manager

Person Specification

  • The QA Technician it is essential you have experience in the food and dairy industry as well as an understanding of cheese; manufacture and composition is advantageous
  • Strong knowledge and experience of food safety, quality issues and auditing within a food manufacturing environment
  • As the QA Technician, you will need experience in production as well as working knowledge of the line
  • Able to work as a team player
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • The QA Technician must be able to prioritise workload and have excellent organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Must be flexible and adaptable

Benefits

  • Annual KP Bonus scheme
  • 29 days holiday per year

Closing date is 14.10.2022 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Heidi.lees@hawk-3.com By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Please note
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as an employment business. All adverts are refreshed weekly, applications to be submitted by close of play Friday. 
Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within one week of the closing date. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us, you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Here’s our full privacy policy: https://www.hawk-3.com/pages/privacy-policies Thank you for your interest in this role.

 
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Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date.

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter office on 01392 273665 for more information.

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£ 25,974 - £ 27,885 per year
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Posted: 30 September 2022
Expires: 30 October 2022

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  • Numeracy skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Team Work skills.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Ability to motivate people.
  • Coordinating skills.
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Problem Solving.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Posted: 29 September 2022
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Closing date is 29.10.2022

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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