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Quality Controller

  • Job reference: 924596
  • Location: Dingwall, Highlands
  • Salary: GBP30000 - GBP31000 per annum
  • Job type: Interim
  • Sector: Office & Commercial, Technical
  • Date posted: 28/03/2019

Our Client currently has a vacancy for a Quality Controller. Ideal candidates will have an extensive expereince within a food manufacturing/ processing environment.

Main responsibilities:

  • Quality controllers examine products and materials for defects or deviations from specifications.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that they meet Food Safety & production standards
  • Recommend adjustments to the assembly or production process
  • Inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced
  • Remove all products and materials that fail to meet specifications
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products
  • Report inspection and test data
  • Introduce, approve or reject all procedures, specifications, methods, and results
  • Approve or reject all raw materials, packaging materials, labelling and finished products
  • Introduce & review all production records for accuracy before approving
  • Establish procedures for revising procedures, recipes, and more
  • Approve changes to procedures, recipes, and more
  • Ensure that the latest revision is always being used
  • Perform & collate all the required tests to ensure identity and composition, and to ensure that products are not contaminated or adulterated

Additional duties:

  • Investigation of consumer complaints
  • Evaluation of new vendors/materials
  • Internal audits to verify compliance to regulations
  • Maintaining relationships with vendors and regulatory agencies

Required Experience:

  • Proven Food Safety knowledge & experience
  • BRC/ Salsa, third party & customer audit experience
  • HACCP knowledge & experience, including TACCP & VACCP
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Good knowledge in Word & Excel
  • Training & mentoring experience
  • Practical 'hands on' approach

This is a permanent position with an initial 3-month probationary period.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 924596.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.