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Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician

Job number: 27000714

Quality Assurance Technician

£10.71 per hour + attendance bonus

Temporary to Permanent


4 on 4 off (day shifts 6am-6pm)

The Role

A Quality Assurance Technician is required for a temporary to permanent opportunity in a food manufacturers based in Wrexham. The role involves testing and analysing products in a controlled environment, while recording all information accurately and reporting any defects to Management.

Key responsibilities will include -:

• Daily management of the testing equipment and associated report writing.

• Provide quality support and guidance with trouble shooting and problem solving regarding product safety and food hygiene standards.

• Assist the laboratory function in ensuring that the finished product sampling and environmental sampling meets compliance standards.

• To assist in the investigation of 'out of standard' results, followed by the recording of the investigation and actions.

• To monitor and report on the safety, quality and specifications of all products, ensuring compliance with the Quality Management System, and implement corrective action procedure in areas of non-compliance.

• To ensure that all testing equipment is maintained and calibrated in working condition.

• To be a member of the Internal audit team and Control of non-conforming product programs; identify the root cause of deviations and implement effective corrective actions.

• Develop, manage and maintain systems within operations to ensure product compliance with legal and customer specifications.

• To manage product release in accordance with internal and external schedules

• Support Management with audits conducted by customers and statutory bodies

• Evaluate trends of key quality measures, implement effective programs to encourage an error prevention and continuous improvement approach across the site

• Support the site training program and help identify training needs

• To assist in the development and implementation of new processes and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and customer codes of practice

The Candidate

• A track record in a Quality Assurance role previously

• Knowledge of food safety legislation, HACCP, BRC is highly advantageous

• Competent with Microsoft Excel and Word

• Ability to prioritise tasks and work to strict deadlines

• A driven individual with good communication skills

• Working knowledge of Food and Hygiene is desirable

• Degree or HND in Food Technology or equivalent is desirable

The Company

Our client is a growing food company which has invested heavily in their facilities and equipment. The post offers an ideal opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technician to add real value to the long term progression of the business.

The Package

• £10.71 per hour plus an attendance based bonus

• Free car parking

• 4 on 4 off day shifts ( there may be a requirement for cover on nights and potential for future 4on 4off rotating days and nights)

To Apply

Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Business.

To apply for this position, please email a recent copy of your CV to or for more information please call Angharad on 01978 366123. Alternatively, once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful, a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days.

All candidates registering with Travail Employment Group will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.

Travail Employment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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