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Quality Technician - Nights


Andover, HAM, GB, Andover

Req ID:  24737

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

  • To ensure products manufactured are safe, legal and comply to customer's quality standards.
  • To ensure all food safety monitoring equipment are well maintained and calibrated to comply with legal and customer standard requirements.

The hours for this role are 10pm -6am Sunday to Thursday


This role is currently a fixed term contract ending at the end of December

  • Ensure compliance with British Retail Consortium (BRC) and customer specific standards are met at all times.
  • Working with the Production Team to establish and maintain procedures and standards.
  • Completion of regular quality reports.
  • Conducting internal audits, including auditing products to ensure adherence to specification, swabs, micros, water tests, GMP audits, lockers, glass and plastic audits.
  • To actively promote good manufacturing practices.
  • To ensure monitoring equipment is calibrated with accordance to schedule and calibration records are retained.
  • To conduct product assessment on finished products against quality attributes to ensure compliance to finished product specification. 
  • To conduct QA line checks on finished product to ensure all labelling information and date coding is correct and meets legal requirements and shelf life.
  • To immediately report any product or process found to be out of specification. Control and document any non-conformances with accordance to company procedure.
  • To assist in identification of root cause of non-conformity/complaints and implementation of corrective actions.
  • To contribute towards trouble shooting & problem solving within the factory.
  • To ensure all related paperwork is completed and documented with accordance to company standard; legible, retained and retrievable.
  • To assist the implementation of company QMS process and procedures in the factory.
  • To assist Production in maintaining hygienic practices & procedures.
  • Compiling Product Manuals and labelling information for all products for effective launch.
  • To assist in quality testing of raw materials, end products and packaging materials.
  • To carry out cleaning verification and validation to support the EMP.
  • To assist in 2nd party auditing (suppliers)
  • To assist in the training of new members in the QA team and Production Operatives.
  • To assist with the coverage of absence within the technical department to ensure business requirements are fully met.
  • Level 3 in food hygiene
  • Level 2/3 in HACCP
  • EMP knowledge
  • QMS knowledge
  • BRC food manufacturing awareness
  • Complaint handling
  • Bakery process knowledge
  • Internal audit trained
  • Basic food law and regulations
  • Food Manufacturing background
  • Desirable
  • 2 years experiences in food manufacturing environment
  • Degree level in education
  • QMS experiences
  • Experience s in internal auditing

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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