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Quality Assurance Assistant, Birmingham

Job Reference: W18063
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Job Purpose

To assist the QA Manager in the management of the Company’s QA system; by ensuring that products supplied to our customers meet both quality and legal criteria.


  • To inspect all incoming deliveries against specification, and the record keeping of same.
  • To obtain samples of deliveries upon delivery as much as feasibly possible, and liaise with the warehouse to ensure samples and where applicable extra samples for testing are obtained in a reasonable time frame.
  • Cook and assess each incoming delivery.
  • Ensure the integrity of the packaging is sound and that product remains in good condition.
  • Ensure labelling is legible and complies with labelling regulations.
  • Ensure shelf life is sufficient.
  • To liaise with QA Manager and purchasing if deliveries are not to specification.
  • Manage system of microbiological and chemical sampling of relevant products at regular intervals.
  • Liaise daily with stock control department to advise status of deliveries whether accept or reject.

The person
You will be an ambitious graduate or you will have worked for at least one year within a food environment in a quality role. You will be eager to learn, grow and progress.