Quality Controllers Requried

  • £11.50 per hour
  • Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent
  • The Best Connection Group Limited

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Controller to work for one of our well-established companies based in Headcorn, Kent.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday

AM’s – 05:30 – 15:00

PM’s – 15:00 – 00:00

You will be required to work on a shift rotational basis completing one week AM shifts then the next week PM shifts.

Your Main Responsibilities will be:

• Testing and inspection of materials and processes from intake to final dispatch,

ensuring all specifications are met and exceptions are reported and acted upon in a

timely manner

• Raw material and packaging intake inspection and reconciliation of delivery notes and

certificates of analysis, ensuring full intake traceability and quality for each delivery

• Chemical, physical, and sensory testing and positive release of finished products

• Record and report results of all testing and inspections

• Escalation of out of specification product

• Identifying and helping resolve non-conforming product issues.

• Creating and sending daily Quality Assurance Certificates to customers, ensuring all

products meet specifications

• Communicate with customers over any queries

• Monitoring and recording of various process controls, reporting any out of parameter


• Carry out sensory shelf-life analysis of all finished products throughout life

• Collect and send samples to schedule to UKAS contract laboratory

• Carry out environmental swabbing to schedule

• Carry out ATP swabbing of all food contact equipment prior to usage

• Daily reporting of quality KPI data

• Monitor GMP throughout factory and report any issues to management

• Carry out full traceability and mass balance exercises as required by internal and

external auditors

• Carry out routine audits, including glass audits and record audits

• Provide training, coaching and guidance to new QC staff.

• Assist the Technical Supervisor in updating the Quality Management System

• Carry out project work including assignments to make site improvements and new

product development initiatives

The Ideal Candidate will have the following Attributes:

• Available to work the shift rotaional times requested

• Punctual and Reliable

• Basic Food Hygiene Level 2 or above (Desirable – training will be provided)

• Good Numeracy and Literacy skills due to paperwork and records

• Excellent customer service skills

• Previous experience working within a Factory environment (desirable)

The shift pay rates are:


Over time is available working over 39 hours a week, weekends and bank holidays paid at an overtime rate.

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Jordan 01233 646548 or alternatively please send your C.V into [email protected] quoting the reference ASQC1003

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: ASIND1