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Technical/QA Assistant - Greater Manchester

£20,000 - £24,000 - Meat - Technical/Quality
Ref: 23 Date Posted: Thursday 26 Apr 2018
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One of our clients are looking for a Technical/QA Assistant to effectively contribute to the work of the Technical Department, to ensure that an effective technical service to the site is maintained and developed.

The post holder is responsible for monitoring the factory Quality & Food Safety Systems and for determining that quality, safety and legality are met at each stage of the process by liaising effectively with all relevant parties in a policing capacity.


  • To ensure that Factory Personal Hygiene and Food Safety Regulations are enforced at factory floor level.
  • To provide Technical support to the manufacturing operation and to assist in problem solving concerning safety, legality and quality issues throughout the site in support of the Technical manager.
  • To develop in conjunction with the Technical manager training. Implement and periodically audit the Quality & Food Safety System procedures.  These systems will include the site Quality & Food Safety Manual; HACCP Studies; Quality & Food Safety Procedures; Work Instructions; Product Specifications; Ingredient Specifications and forms as appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the Health and Safety of employees with particular responsibility for those directly involved with the activities of the post holder on a due diligence basis.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years Meat industry experience.
  • Pursuit of further qualification which were appropriate will be supported by the company.

Required Skills

  • Verbal & written communication
  • Team contribution and motivational skills
  • Knowledge of Food Legislation
  • Knowledge of Quality & Food Safety Procedures, HACCP microbiological and analytical techniques and interpretation of results and factory and Company Procedures, Policies and Quality Standards.

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK