Rural Jobfinder - QA Technician

Reporting to the Technical and Quality Manager, the Quality Technician will be responsible for assisting in ensuring compliance with all relevant quality and food safety standards.

QA Technician

White’s has been milling oats for over 175 years and is Northern Ireland’s only oat mill and porridge producer. We believe working closely with local farmers allows us to produce the finest quality oats and the best possible porridge products - products that are authentic, natural and promote wellbeing. We now wish to recruit for the following position:

QA Technician

Ref No: WS/QA/10/19

Reporting to the Technical and Quality Manager, the Quality Technician will be responsible for assisting in ensuring compliance with all relevant quality and food safety standards and ensuring all aspects of production are carried out to exact quality specifications.

 

The Job:

·         To ensure all production tasks are carried out to exact quality specifications;

·         Carry out quality checks and maintain records;

·         Collect and send samples to outside laboratories for testing;

·         Conduct weekly hygiene audits;

·         Inspect all incoming goods and paperwork;

·         Assist in customer audits;

·         Maintain and update QMS;

·         Assist with investigations into non-conformances.

 

The Person:

·         Have a third level qualification in Food Technology or equivalent;

·         Possess a minimum of one year’s experience in a similar role within the food industry;

·         Have Intermediate Food Hygiene (minimum);

·         Be IT Literate;

·         Have the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision and work as part of a team;

·         Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;

·         Show attention to detail and accuracy of record keeping.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

·         Train the Trainer Qualification;

·         Advanced Food Hygiene;

·         HACCP Level 3

 

The successful candidate will be required to work the following shifts:

Monday – Friday (5.45 – 2.15pm / 2pm – 10.30pm / 8am – 4.30pm. Occasional weekend work)

You can apply direct through our website www.fanevalley.com/careers or you can request an application form from the HR Department at Fane Valley.  Email: hr@fanevalley.com, Tel: (028) 92 610480

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00pm on Friday 18th October 2019.

WHITE’S IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

 Closing Date: 18/10/2019