Quality Assistant, Job Ref JO2527
Quality Assistant, Job Ref: JO2527
Full time Permanent role
Our client has been established for over 40 years and are a very successful and profitable fish processer, producer and exporter with over 150 staff across multiple sites with customers on a global scale.
Due to ongoing development, they now wish to appoint a Quality Assistant for their operation based in Wexford.
This will be a new and challenging role for an experienced candidate who will report and work closely with the Group Quality Manager.
Key Duties/Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Develop testing methods.
Perform inspections and tests on finished products.
Identify and troubleshoot problems.
Evaluate new technologies and methods to make recommendations regarding their use.
Write technical reports products and test processes.
Write quality control operating procedures.
Supply quality control data necessary for submission to regulatory bodies.
Inspect and analyse raw materials.
Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established protocols.
Investigate or report adverse test results.
Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications.
Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
Daily Checks on the floor.
Set up and Monitor BRC Global Standards Certification
Collection and retention of samples for use in investigation of customer complaints.
Monitoring Factory Hygiene on a daily basis.
Swabbing of machinery and employees to ensure cleaning is effective.
Collection and monitoring of factory floor paperwork to ensure completion.
The successful candidate will require:
A Food science qualification and significant experience in a relative role.
Good understanding of manufacturing capabilities, products, process flows and HACCP systems.
A personal pride and confidence to carry out the job.
Must have an interest in the industry and be self-motivated.
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Sufficient technical and written skills to perform the job.
Fluent in English.
Attention to detail and ability to solve problems.
Capable of growing with company and in time to take on more responsibility, including leading projects.
Preference will be given to those with BRC experience.
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