Quality Assurance Auditor

Posted 05 July 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Technical
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLucy Plant
Expiry date 30 August 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.

Here at Spalding, we have a team of around 540 colleagues. We produce coleslaw, potato salad, salad bar bulk products (2kg), pasta salads and couscous/grains for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Morrisons, Co-op, Asda, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Nando’s and Pizza Hut. Our Spalding site has a restaurant with hot food available to all our colleagues.

What you'll be doing:

In the role of Quality Auditor, the key focus will be to assist in the production of safe food, which meets customer specification and legal requirements by ensuring the effective operations of agreed procedures through regular auditing.

 Working Sunday - Tuesday + alternate Wednesdays.

*        Sample, test, audit and monitor to verify that all processes, procedures and products are being manufactured in a safe and compliant manner.

*        Conduct verification checks to ensure equipment is suitably calibrated to comply with required standards.

*        Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and ready for internal and external audits and highlighting when non-conformance requires corrective action.

*        Maintain on going communication with the team and other relevant functions ensuring they are fully aware of quality assurance results.

*        Collect all relevant samples (products, swabs, water samples etc.), with adherence to procedures and protocols, to ensure quality, safety and legality of products sampled.

*        Provide technical support & advice to operational staff and other teams to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards, seeking guidance and advice from QA Area Leaders / Technical Manager where necessary.

*        Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the safety, health and environment policy.

*        Test traceability of finished product for legal compliance audits, customer complaint and out of specification micro investigations.

*        Communicate effectively between the team, shifts and all other functions

*        Incident report writing, collection and presentation of data

*        Undertaking project work as part of the technical team

What we’re looking for:

*        Previous experience in a technical / QA role within food manufacturing is essential

*        Computer literate

*        Internal Audit Process

*        Non-conformance reporting techniques

*        CCP training including HACCP principles for Manufacturing Unit

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

What you’ll get in return:

*        Competitive salary and job-related benefits

*        Holidays

*        Discounted Staff Shop

*        Pension up to 8% matched

*        Life insurance up to 4x salary

*        Company share save scheme

*        Greencore Qualifications

*        Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

*        Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.