Food Quality Assistant

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Job Sector:
South East
South Nutfield
Salary Description:
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Food Quality Assistant

Location: South Nutfield, Surrey

Salary: Competitive

Hours of work: 9:00 - 5:30 Monday - Friday

A little bit about our client...

Our client is the world's leading provider of high quality, premium, hand held snacks that are baked in pack for travel markets. They have a reputation for product and packaging quality and innovation which is delivered through their experienced team of development chefs and packaging experts based at their offices close to London Gatwick Airport.

They thrive on developing new snack solutions for all of their customers with the aim of meeting the ever-changing needs of the market place.

A little bit about what they need...

The Food Quality Assistant is accountable for ensuring that the quality of all products produced by our client comply with defined key Quality Standards. The individual undertakes the monitoring of product quality on a day to day basis and understands the importance of our client's quality standards and meeting customer requirements.

As the Food Quality Assistant, you will be responsible for:

* Quality test products and packaging (including destruction testing) against the company's agreed standards, to ensure that all legislative, customer requirements and quality standards adhered to.
* Manage Quality Taste Panels ensuring that they are conducted efficiently and communicate positive release of products internally.
* Manage all products which fall outside of set quality standards i.e. non-conformances and derogations and communicate these to internal and external stakeholders. Perform root cause analysis of quality issues and manage these to conclusion.
* Support the investigation of customer complaints and non-conformances, document findings and produce reports accordingly.
* Work in close collaboration with the Product Development Team, establish and formalise key quality attribute for all products i.e. Quality Attribute Sheet (QAS) documents.
* Attend customer technical site audits and pre-productions as required. Identify any quality issues and agree corrective actions with the manufacturers. Subsequently ensure all outstanding actions following visits are closed off within agreed timescales.
* Prepare product quality reports by collecting and summarising information and trends, for analysis by the Quality Manager.
* Support the Quality Manager in implementing the company's Quality Management System.

Requirements of the Food Quality Assistant:

* Previous experience in Quality Assurance essential
* Degree in food related subject e.g. Food Science, Food Technology required
* Experience in a food manufacturing environment is an advantage
* Solid understanding of food related legislation
* Strong presentation skills

And finally... If you are highly organised, efficient, self-motivated, analytical, proactive, can do attitude and can manage and meet deadlines, then this is the job for you!

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Food Quality Assistant role then please apply now!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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