QA Technician

Location : Rochester, Kent, England
Job Ref : LB71
Consultant : Lewis Bradley
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £22.2k per year

Description

LB71 –  QA Technician

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: £21,500 per Annum +£600 Twilight Shift Allowance (£50 per month)

Overview:

  • First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a QA Technician.
  • Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week on a rotating pattern between two shifts which rotate weekly (Week 1 – 6am-2pm & week 2 – 2pm-10pm).
  • Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.
  • Duties and Responsibilities of the QA Technician:
  • To ensure the safety of oneself and others at all times.
  • To ensure the products are manufactured to the correct specification and report any deviations to both Production & Quality Management.
  • To conduct & record hourly line checks including metal detection, fail safe, X-ray & average weight.
  • To ensure all date codes and labelling of packs and boxes etc. are accurate, readable and according to customer requirements.
  • To carry out regular line checks to ensure the quality of finished goods is to the specification.
  • To ensure all products/pallets on hold are correctly managed and treated appropriately.
  • To maintain the appropriate level of retained samples of daily production in the correct conditions and ensure they are regular checked for quality/defects etc.
  • To ensure all the paperwork is completed properly, accurately and on time.
  • To carry out any other task in connection with the department to support the business needs.
  • Working within a team to cover all factory and associated areas and cover other team members when absent.
  • Flexibility to cover different shift patterns as required to cover absence/holiday and overtime as required absence.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous food handling experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Intermediate certificate in Food Hygiene.
  • An understanding of HACCP principles.
  • Numerate & literate and able to follow instructions.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative individually as well as part of a team.

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: £21,500 per Annum +£600 Twilight Shift Allowance (£50 per month)

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