Quality Coordinator- 12 MONTH CONTRACT, Buckinghamshire

Salary: £29K
Sector: Technical
Location: Buckinghamshire
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

12 MONTH CONTRACT

Are you looking to work for a market leader? Our client is a successful Food Manufacturer with a global presence. Based on a combination of tradition and innovation this business has demonstrated excellent growth and looks set to continue in the same vain. Now an exciting opportunity arises to join the team on a 12 MONTH CONTRACT…

ROLE- Reporting into the QA Manager

Purpose

To ensure that practices in the factory conform to current procedures, HACCP, legal, food safety and customer requirements. Developing, maintaining and reviewing quality systems, driving continuous improvement in quality standards, and training all operational staff in QA procedures.

Key Responsibilities

Champion product quality throughout all aspects of the business.
Ensuring that customer quality expectations are met through internal teamwork.
To drive quality improvements through the scheduled Quality Reviews.
To participate in quality audits (internal and external) and driving improvement against a base line of customer, legal, food safety and BRC requirements.
To ensure that prior to customer visits or audits that any previous factory issues have been resolved and closed out.
To ensure all calibration and HACCP verification activities are up to date against the schedule and results are in line with critical limits set.
To ensure that there is a robust system in place to maintain traceability, forward and backwards, of all finished product, raw materials and primary packaging and that all associated documentation is accurate and complete.
To ensure that all legal and production documentation and records is accurate and complete and that all staff are trained to understand the quality expectations at each stage in the production process.
To work within the operations team to reduce customer complaints, incidents of non- conformance and potential risks to product safety and quality.
Complaints – assist in investigation of root causes, co-ordinating the implementation of effective preventative measures, and providing prompt responses.
Non-conformances – investigation of root causes, and co-ordinating the implementation of effective preventative measures through teamwork.
Co-ordination of micro sampling activities and lab submissions and follow-up of results.
Charting, trending and reporting of all quality related activities. Identifying and co-ordinating quality training for operational staff.
Raising appropriate purchase orders strictly within budgetary constraints.
Promoting shared learning for the evolution of documented quality system, updating QS documents and maintaining the document control system.
Contribute as a team member to strategic initiatives for the quality team and for overall business performance.
Undertake all departmental project (eg sampling, product assessments, freezer trials and other work) as part continuous improvement programme

CANDIDATE

Food Science / Technology qualification or relevant experience
Food hygiene qualification (intermediate or advanced)
HACCP qualification (intermediate or advanced)
Auditing qualification (internal / second party / third party)
Training qualification / experience
Supervisory / management experience

Working 12 Hour Shifts, 7am-7pm, rotating 3 days on, 2 days off, then 2 days on, 3 days off

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to andrew@drnewitt.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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Andrew Donaldson
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