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QA - Food Production

£28000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits

Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

KHR - Recruitment Specialists

We are currently working with a local food production business based in Cranbrook. Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced QA to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the QA will work closely with the Production, NPD, and Laboratory departments.

Responsibilities will include:

Support the business objectives to produce safe and legally compliant food.
Conduct audits of the manufacturing facility with respect to GMP, hygiene, glass, and
other foreign bodies and compliance with procedures.
Support and coordinate with the Technical customer complaint investigations.
Support the site product assessment systems to ensure products made are of the
required quality and meet customer-agreed specifications.
Co-ordinate sending of samples to an onsite laboratory for analysis according to site
schedules, trends and interpret results, escalating where out of specification.
Co-ordinate shelf-life extension requests with suppliers and utilise onsite lab where
Conduct swabbing activities (micro and allergen) according to the site schedule.
Conduct equipment calibrations and site validation/verification activities according to
site schedule.
Support the business during third-party audits and traceability exercises through
presentation of QA function auditors and/or document retrieval.
Manage communication board- write food safety flyers and report on hot food safety
culture topics.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience in a QA role within a food production environment.
HACCP qualification.
Ability to work with a diverse range of colleagues.
Be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Due to the rural location, own transport will be essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career progression and training.

Hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 8am-4pm.

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