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Quality Assurance Coordinator (Food)

Questech Recruitment Ltd
28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + depending on experience
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Quality Control
Contract Type

Our client is a well–established and successful food manufacturer. They are looking for a Quality Assurance Coordinator to join their team. This role would suit someone with quality control experience in the Food Industry. Previous job titles could include; QA Technician / QC Technician / Quality Assurance Controller / QA Controller / Quality Controller / Quality Auditor / Quality Inspector / Quality Manager.

Salary up to GBP30,000 per year (depending on experience) + Flexi–time benefit

Shift pattern – Permanent Night Shifts (Panama pattern, 12 hour shifts):

  1. Work Nights – Wednesday, Thursday
  2. Days Off Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  3. Work Nights – Monday, Tuesday,
  4. Days Off Wednesday, Thursday
  5. Work Nights Friday, Saturday Sunday
  6. Days Off – Monday, Tuesday

Then just keeps repeating.


• You have QA experience within Food Manufacturing (ideally with both private label and branded product experience)
• You are proficient in GMP and Quality Standards
• Level 3 HACCP
• Level 3 Food Safety
• Auditor qualification
• Recognised allergen qualification
• Recognised microbiology qualification

Your job will be to work to strict food safety and quality standards, and assist in achieving daily production requirements in terms of quality and quantity to meet customer expectations. You will be required to support all shifts in complying with company standards, whilst delivering right first time every time products. You will also 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:

• 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.

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