Job Vacancy

Senior QA Auditor

Department: Quality
Job Title: Senior QA Auditor
Salary: Competitive
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Hours: Days

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior QA Auditor to join our Quality Department.

An overview of the role below:

  • To assist in the operation of the QA function by maintaining satisfactory standards of
  • performance with regard to food safety, hygiene, discipline and health and safety and to
  • bring all the issues arising from these duties to the attention of the Site QA Manager or
  • Company Quality Manager
  • To complete the daily tasks of the QA in their absence
  • Assisting the department in preparation for /factory/SSF in preparing for customer
  • visits/audits
  • Training:
  • Training and development and performance monitoring of the Quality Auditors
  • Maintaining satisfactory standards of food safety and hygiene, and to resolve any
  • associated issues, where this is not possible issues are to be brought to the attention of
  • the site Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Laboratory Testing:
  • Liaising with external laboratory
  • Organising lab schedule and lab sheet,
  • Actioning any out of specification results including finished product, air plates, hand
  • swabs, food contact packaging & water sampling.
  • Generating the weekly Lab PO number
  • Ordering ad repair of equipment such as Scales, Probes, pH meters.
  • Liaise with factory operations to resolve factory issues.
  • Management of the Quality Student
  • Management of factory Pest Control.
  • Assisting in any customer complaint investigations
  • Project work as and when required. To perform other tasks which are of a reasonable
  • request in line with the QA department
  • Attending factory trials, launches and various meetings including attendance to the morning
  • meeting in the absence of the Quality Manager.
  • Assisting NPD by attending panels and trials; ensuring product ready for launch (red and
  • green standards/line progressives complete, cintex etc)
  • Non Conformances

Candidates should have auditing experience with knowledge of BRC.

A strong understanding and working knowledge of HACCP and micro is key with capabilities of working to tight deadlines

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Perks of the Job

Our employees enjoy many perks working for Stateside Foods. This is just a sample of the many benefits each employee has..

Gym Membership

Each employee and a household member is enrolled as a full member of the Bolton Arena gym

Employee Referral Scheme

Employees who refer a friend, family member, or anyone to Stateside Foods for a job, and they are successfully retained, could receive up to £500


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