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  • Letterkenny
  • Co Donegal
  • Job reference number:15430087
  • Client ID:RI/JO3293
  • Posted on:27-FEB-2019
  • Salary:€25,000 Per Annum Pro Rata
  • Location:DONEGAL
  • Job type:TEMPORARY

Quality Assistant, JO3293
Co. Donegal
Maternity Leave Cover
Salary- Circa 25k p.a. (pro rata)
Our client has been established for over 40 years and are a food producer and exporter with over 150 staff across multiple sites with customers on a global scale.
They now wish to appoint a Quality Assistant as maternity cover for their operation based in Donegal.
This will be a challenging role for an experienced candidate who will report and work closely with the Group Quality Manager.


Include but may not be limited to:

  • Perform inspections and tests on finished products;
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems;
  • Write technical reports products and test processes;
  • Ensuring quality control operating procedures are adhered too;
  • Supply quality control data necessary for submission to regulatory bodies;
  • Inspect and analyse raw materials;
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established protocols;
  • Investigate or report adverse test results;
  • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications;
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions;
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained;
  • Daily Checks on the floor;
  • Part of the BRC Global Standards team;
  • Collection and retention of samples for use in investigation of customer complaints;
  • Monitoring Factory Hygiene on a daily basis;
  • Swabbing of machinery and employees to ensure cleaning is effective;
  • Collection and monitoring of factory floor paperwork to ensure completion;

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will require:

  • Good understanding of manufacturing capabilities, products, process flows and HACCP systems;
  • A personal pride and confidence to carry out the job;
  • Must have an interest in the industry and be self-motivated;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative;
  • Sufficient technical and written skills to perform the job;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Attention to detail and ability to solve problems;
  • Capable of growing with company and in time to take on more responsibility, including leading projects;
  • Preference will be given to those with BRC experience.

If interested, what you need to do next:

To register your interest in this position in confidence please submit a copy of your full up-to-date C.V. with a cover email/letter highlighting your suitability for the position.

Please include the Job Reference Number.

Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and your permission sought to send your C.V. to the hiring client for review.

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This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com