Senior QA

Market Drayton
£28,000 raising to £30000 when fully trained

Senior QA

Join The Compleat Food Group in Market Drayton and be part of a Tasty Revolution!

The Compleat Food Group is a new food group on a mission to create great quality, tasty and affordable food that people love to eat.

We are recruiting people to join our Production team in Market Drayton.


This key role is Responsible for food safety and quality, ensuring that all products are produced to customer specifications/guidelines. Ensuring that all food safety and quality records are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily verification of all CCPs (cooking, cooling, hot filling, ph, etc.)
  • Daily temperature checks of all production rooms, chills and products
  • Daily quality checks on all ingredients, materials and finished products to ensure correct quality and traceability
  • Complete Daily walk around production area and highlight any non- conformances to the supervisor/charge-hand/manager and Senior QA/QA Team Leader
  • Responsible for placing any non-conforming product On Hold/Restricted Use/Condemned and completing relevant On Hold Log
  • Completing of Daily/Monthly/Quarterly Glass & Hard Plastic Audits
  • Verify finished product labels and crate/case end labels to ensure correct Use By Dates
  • Complete weekly hand washing temperature checks
  • Completion of GMP Audits
  • Completion of Hygiene & Fabrication Audits
  • Complete equipment calibrations e.g. temperature probe, pH meters and sieves
  • Completion of Corrective Action Reports for any non-conforming products or incidents to ensure effective close out identifying root cause and corrective actions
  • Attending taste panel as part of wider Technical Team
  • Complete specific allergen room swabbing release/product testing e.g. Gluten Free/Vegan
  • Completion of weekly cooking & cooling verification
  • Any other reasonable tasks related to position as deemed suitable by QA Team Leader

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of one years’ experience in Food Industry or Food Related Degree
  • Knowledge of Food Safety Principles/Good Manufacturing Practises
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good verbal & written communications Skills (High standard of English essential)
  • Flexible approach to working hours to cover needs of the business
  • Reliable and strong work ethic with attention to detail

Desirable Criteria:

  • Level 3 Food Safety
  • Level 2 HACCP
  • Internal Auditor Training