Quality Technician

Quality Technician

  • Location

    Hereford, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £22000 per annum + pension

  • Contact:

    Sasha Woods

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Centric Recruitments client is looking recruit a Night Shift Quality Technician for their role in Hay-on-wye.

You will work Sunday - Thursday nights.

To provide assurance of the quality of the packaging process by performing Batch Record review, clearance verification, quality checks for label printing operations, investigation and deviation reporting, to provide support and advice to the production group.

Main responsibilities:

Clearance Verification of packing lines before materials are introduced to ensure free from materials from a previous operation and the equipment has been cleaned as per the relevant SOP.

Review of Commercial Batch Documentation prior to QP release, including completion of paperwork, resolution of deficiencies and inaccuracies, reconciliation, preparation of release documentation, work actively with the production team to resolve any issues which have been identified.

Assist in investigations and decision making relating to operational issues and complaints.

Advising senior Quality personnel of any deviation / non-conformance / abnormality observed with finished product and / or batch.

Start initial investigation and generate exceptions relating to trending issues highlighted within quality audits and IPC's.

Provide advice on quality related issues during new product introductions.

Lead or be part of team in Continuous Improvement activities.

Checking of clinical trial and commercial labels for accuracy.

Assistance in other paperwork related functions within the department as required.

Design and maintenance of Quality related documentation to include SOPs and Standard Documents as appropriate and as agreed with operations department.

Ensure compliance of company's activities with the requirements of the EU Guidance on Good Manufacturing Practice by maintaining high standards of cGMP (EU and US CFRs) and ensuring that customer expectations are met.

Ensuring that the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and where applicable the Medicines Act, are complied with i.e. that the operator does not pose a danger to him/herself or colleagues, and that GMP instructions are complied with.

Take care of your own health and safety and that of people who may be affected by what you do (or do not do). Co-operate with others on health and safety, and not interfere with, or misuse, anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.

Specific Knowledge / Skills Competence:

  • Relevant knowledge of quality related procedures & documentation.
  • Understanding of GMP and the Quality Assurance role within GMP.
  • Ability to produce relevant documentation to the required standards.
  • Ability to train and develop others.
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Flexible within working patterns.