QA Technologist – 12 Month Fixed Term

Taylors of Harrogate
November 28, 2018
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A great opportunity has arisen for a motivated and passionate QA Technologist to join our Quality Assurance Team at Taylors of Harrogate within our tea and coffee manufacturing facility, on a 12-month fixed term basis.

Reporting into the Technical Manager for Operations the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring our products and processes meet legislative, customer and industry best practice standards in relation to food safety and quality.

This is a varied role and will include the effective completion of internal audits, customer complaint investigations as well as completion of supplier questionnaires and other customer requests.  You will use your technical knowledge to aid innovation and projects to ensure that food safety and quality needs are met and are not compromised.

It is essential that you have practical experience of working within the Food Industry in a Technical/QA role and that you have training and experience in conducting internal audits.  You will have a minimum of Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing and will have a good level of IT skill including MS Office. Ideally, you will be educated to a degree standard with an awareness of HACCP principles. A knowledge of customer specific requirements (M&S and Asda) would be beneficial, as would experience of third party audits.

In addition, you will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to build rapport quickly and establish strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.  You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to carry out work both efficiently and effectively and be well organised and able to prioritise workload.

Your hours of work will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your interest before Midday on Wednesday 12th December 2018.

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