Technical Officer

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out and managing audits including GMP, Hygiene, Glass & Plastic,
  • Providing annual CCP training to operation team,
  • Calibration of measurement equipment in factory and laboratory to the agreed schedule,
  • Be involved with the site operations for any quality related matters (including but not limited to weight control, foreign body issues including metal finds, coding, returns, storage),
  • Support the Quality Asssitant Manager with monitoring and investigating customer complaints,
  • Traceability exercise,
  • Document management of technical procedures and policies,
  • Ensuring that intermediate products conform to the standards,
  • Carrying out hygiene inspections,
  • Responsible for taste panel, positive release process and monitoring product quality via sensory panels,
  • Training out work instructions, one point lessons, briefs,
  • Conduct thorough inspections of incoming raw materials to ensure they meet defined specifications, labelling requirements,
  • Raise supplier nonconformance/rejection notifications and follow up to ensure investigations are carried out within requested timeframes,
  • Prepare the quality key performance indicators for communication with production team.

 Knowledge, Skills & Experience

– Degree educated or equivalent in Food Technology
– HACCP level 2, internal auditor qualifications
– Ideally, knowledge of customer codes or practice and BRC requirements
– Experience of working in a QA or QC function of a food factory
– Good communication skills

Excellent communicator
Motivated and enthusiastic
Contentious and thorough work approach
Logical and analytical approach.
Continuous improvement mentality
Driven and determined to achieve results.
Passionate about the success of the Company
To inspire and positively influence others
To be able to show vision and have ambition to make change happen
Organisational skills

The role is based full time in Oldford, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2NQ