Quality Assistant (Ref: 1999)

Reference: 1999


Our Company is an expanding soft drinks producer and contract bottler based in Sunderland.  We are currently seeking to recruit a quality assistant to join our expanding team at a time of growth for the Company.


  • Ensure the sampling and testing of all products including borehole/spring water and formally document results.
  • Monitor product specifications for new and existing products in order to ensure the product meets consumer expectations by periodic testing
  • Control, analyse and report on line quality testing
  • Perform formal routine in-house QA/factory audits
  • Ensure appropriate action is taken and documented to correct any highlighted audit failures
  • Maintain adequate calibration against set requirements
  • Ensure adequate control of out of date ingredients
  • Liaise between the line and management regarding quality issues
  • Carry out sampling and testing

Skills required

  • Basic Food Hygiene training
  • Knowledge of food environment and associated procedures/risks
  • Sensory Training desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible attitude
  • Experience of problem solving
  • Calm under pressure
  • PC knowledge (excel, word and outlook skills)
  • A good understanding of stock control principles
  • A good understanding of warehouse and process operations
  • A good understanding of quality processes and NCRs

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • A good work ethic
  • Hard working
  • Good attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures

Hours of Work: 1500 – 2300 Monday to Friday

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