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Quality Technician

Ref No: WS/QT/01/23

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 6th February 2023

As Quality Technician you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of food is maintained in accordance with the company Quality Management System.

The Job:

  • Ensure all production tasks are carried out to exact quality specifications;
  • Perform the required Quality and food safety checks including Weekly Hygiene audits;
  • Collect and send samples to outside laboratories for testing;
  • Assist in customer audits;
  • Complete and organise on-site calibration;
  • Complete Internal audits in line with BRC and customer standards;
  • Review and complete staff training;
  • Maintain and improve site quality standards, SOP’s, Supplier management, specifications, internal site audits etc in line with HACCP and legal requirements;
  • Complete customer complaint investigations and responses;
  • Review, maintain and update QMS and support implementation of Cloud based QMS system;
  • Maintain and update on site traceability system Navision for new products, labels, bill of materials, traceability and day to day running;
  • Maintain and updated internal and customer specifications. 

The Person:

  • 1 years previous experience working in food production / quality role;
  • Have experience completing customer specification systems;
  • Previous experience off on -line traceability systems;
  • Essential working knowledge of BRC, TESCO and other retailer standards;
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision and work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Show attention to detail and accuracy of record keeping.

Preference will be given to candidates with: 

  • Experience of traceability system NAV;
  • HACCP Level 3;
  • Experience in set up and implementation of ISO 14001 Environmental & ISO 45001 Health and Safety;
  • Internal Auditor Trained;
  • Train the Trainer Qualification. 

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being programme. 

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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.

Culture

Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.

Benefits

In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.