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Date Added: Tue 06/09/2022

QA Inspector FMCG

Skipton, BD231JJ, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20000 - £21000/annum

You'll be working for an established, family business with a reputation for quality and excellence.

You have responsibility for the quality and safety of products being manufactured and packed as well as supporting the QA team in the maintenance of quality standards in line with BRC and customer requirements.

Ensuring incoming goods are checked in a timely manner so that manufacturing and packing operations are not affected.

Key Responsibilities:

* Efficient sampling, visual testing per protocol and release of printed packaging, raw materials and semi-processed goods in a timely manner and against the company's incoming goods procedure and laboratory protocol

* Collation of associating incoming material documentation such as CoAs, test protocol sheets and bible cards.

* Maintain product traceability in line with company procedures and stock systems

* Collate and retain incoming goods samples per company retention procedure.

* Work with the Quality Manager to control and manage non-conforming materials per procedure ensuring quarantine and reject materials are identified and their safe and efficient disposal.

* Maintain the cleanliness and organisation of the sample booth.

* To conduct internal calibration and testing of equipment in line with procedure within packing, manufacturing and the laboratory per team rota.

* To conduct checks on the plaster issue registers per team rota.

* Identification, control and efficient handling of non-conforming raw materials, blend, WIP and finished/packed products

* To conduct in process control inspections for each process step ensuring products manufactured and packaged meet with the authorised product specification.

* To conduct quality and hygiene inspections in the manufacturing and packing areas working with the operations team to maintain good standards of hygiene.

* Inspection of finished product and release against set criteria and release of manufactured and packed goods against AQL sample plan in area to be prioritised.

* To promote '5S' methodology across the site working with the quality and operations teams.

* Raising of Non Conformance and other Incident reports

* To be involved in projects that assist the quality and operations team in the maintenance of standard operation procedures and policies, in line with customer, legislative and BRC requirements and the reduction of waste.

* Help identify areas of improvement across the site working with QA and Operations.

What we're looking for, someone who:

* Is a team player - demonstrate experience of being part of a team with the ability to work in a team as well as own initiative - essential

* Has Good attention to detail - essential

* Is Decisive - ability to assess situation and make timely decisions - essential

* Is open to working shifts occasionally. - Desirable

* Has previous experience within a food manufacturing environment - Desirable

* Is Inquisitive with a desire to learn and develop knowledge of the manufacturing process and its associated risks

* A Clear communicator - ability to communicate key information to various business areas.


Permanent contract

Working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Flexible working patterns available with hours such as 7am to 3pm, 8.00m to 4.00pm, etc.

Hourly rate that is equivalent to a starting salary of £(phone number removed), with room to increase based on performance.

23 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with length of service)

Optional Healthcare Cash Plans

Employee Referral Programme

Employee of Month Programme

Access to Mental Health and AXA Health lines
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