Quality Assurance Technician (FTC)

Quality Assurance Technician (FTC) Haverfordwest Creamery About Us First Milk is a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative with a vision to create value for members by delivering long-term prosperity in the form of success, profitability, security and wellbeing. Owned by the family farms that supply us with milk and invest capital in the business, we produce award-winning cheddar, regional cheeses and dairy ingredients, as well as marketing fresh raw milk to many other UK dairy processors. We work together as one team, with a relentless focus on efficiency and quality, to deliver competitive total returns to our farmer members. We put customers at the heart of our business, creating value through strong, long-term partnerships. Were currently looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join our team at our Haverfordwest Creamery on a full-time, six month, fixed-term contract to cover a period of maternity leave, with possibility of extending to 12 months, with an immediate start. The Benefits - Competitive salary - 18 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays - Pension This is a tremendous opportunity for a food hygiene and HCAAP qualified individual who is eager to thrive with our quality-oriented, leading company. You will work as part of a friendly, supportive and successful team, who will ensure you are given the tools and assistance you need to grow into your role. Joining us at a very exciting time of expansion, you will benefit from our increasing investment in staff skills and wellbeing, enabling you to provide pivotal quality assurance and maintain our high standards. So, if this sounds like the perfect role for you, dont hesitate, apply today The Role As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will support the quality of the products we create by providing staff with technical support and guidance. You will also undertake a range of safeguarding activities to ensure the quality of our site, products and staff. Undertaking product and food safety and quality checks, you will ensure site standards regarding processing, meeting specifications and behaviours comply are consistently met or exceeded. After identifying any discrepancies, you will instigate effective corrective actions to deliver Food Safety and Quality objectives. Providing technical support to each team as well as the management, you will ensure the factory is maintained in an audit ready state at all times. Your role will also involve: - Updating internal systems, audits and logs - Delivering training, coaching and affirmation to colleagues - Assisting in the investigation of customer complaints This is a shift-based role working 12 hours, 4 on 4 off, days only (no nights). About You To be considered as a Quality Assurance Technician, you will need: - An intermediate food hygiene qualification - An intermediate HCAAP qualification - Risk assessment training - Pest awareness training - The ability to interpret data - The ability to work on your own initiative - Excellent attention to detail Basic dairy microbiology knowledge would be beneficial to your application, as would internal audit experience and/or a corresponding recognised qualification. An IOSH qualification would also be advantageous. Other organisations may call this role QA Technician, QC Technician, Compliance Technician, QA Assistant, Quality Control Technician, or QA Officer. Webrecruit and First Milk are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you want to move on to cheddar and brighter things as a Quality Assurance Technician, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
First Milk
Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
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