QA Auditor

4 on 4 off rotating shift 06.00-18.00/18.00-06.00 

 

 

21 Days Annual Leave
Life Assurance
Pension
Flexible Benefits Package
Staff Shop
Free Parking
 

 

We’re proud to offer you a career with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition as a Quality Assurance Auditor with plenty of support and opportunity. And empower you to drive your own success and create a career you can be proud of too.

Our Bakkavor site in Highbridge, which is one of our three Desserts sites in the UK, specialises in Cheesecake and Tarts, working closely with our sister site in Devizes that specialise in baked goods.



Day to day duties will be:

  • To audit compliance against Quality Management Systems, GMP and HACCP controls, raising all non-conformances against relevant standards with objective evidence.
  • Effectively communicating to enable the operational teams to take the appropriate and necessary corrective action – then following up and monitoring completion of actions.
  • Suggesting areas of improvement, relating to fabrication and procedures.
  • Understanding the site traceability system to complete audits to demonstrate compliance and retrieve information for investigation purposes.
  • To take samples (micro, nutritional, swab and organoleptic) against specific schedules and communicate the progress in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and facilitate taste panels in accordance with procedure - ensuring that all results are accurately recorded and communicated to site. 
  • Calibration of measurement equipment in accordance with schedules and procedures.
  • To assist the QA Supervisor/Manager in carrying out full investigations on specifications (micro and nutritional), complaints and incidents.  Investigations may take the form of sampling, process reviews, traceability, or audits.
  • To support NPD trials and product launches, assisting in micro testing and product life assessment to ensure products are manufactured to the correct standard as necessary.
  • Providing technical support and advice to the factory team in the event of customer visit or audit.
  • Coordination of day to day activities to deliver improvement of Technical KPIs
  • To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to health, safety, and the environment


 

About you

 

Ideally you will have some professional experience within a similar Technical/QA role in a food environment but skills can be taught and if you have the enthusiasm and drive to develop within quality assurance this is an excellent first role.

Understanding the chain of custody within the food environment and a background of working on small to mid-sized quality improvement projects, such as implementing new procedures and defining new supporting documentation - will be key.

You will be an excellent communicator who can work alone with a proactive and innovative approach to problem solving.

You will always adopt a thorough and diligent approach to every task and you will be able to demonstrate our key values of customer care, can-do, teamwork and not just getting it right but keeping it right.
 

 

 

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Bakkavor

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,500 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 2,900 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.

 

Category:  Technical
Location: 

Highbridge, GB

Date:  21 Feb 2024
Req ID:  18292