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Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

Position Snapshot

Nestlé UK & Ireland
Nestlé Beverage
Dalston, Cumbria 
Quality Assurance Technician 
Salary £25,000 + plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits
This is a full time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.
 

Position Summary

 

We have an exciting opportunity here in Dalston; we are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join the Quality team to support with performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality.


The right candidate will have the drive to develop themselves and realise their full potential.  We are passionate about quality and safety and we are looking for someone that will share these values and be ready to assume immediate responsibility as their career develops.  You will be rewarded with a fantastic package with no limit on furthering your career and rapidly increasing your scope of responsibility within our diverse operations.


At Nestlé Beverages UK, we strive to put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and deliver the best-tasting and most permissible treats for consumers day after day.  Nestlé Dalston Factory in Cumbria is the European Centre for cappuccino and creamers producing a range of beverage products. These are produced through a highly automated PLC controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines. It is continually developing and expanding leading brands such as Nescafé, Aero Hot Chocolate and Coffeemate.


Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency and productivity.
 

A day in the life of a Quality Assurance Technician

 

You will be working in a team of Quality professionals who will have high expectations, but will support and develop you in your role.  You will be expected to learn new tasks quickly; prioritise and manage your workload; and work effectively in a team but also be able to work on your own with minimal supervision.


As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will provide professional support by performing, and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality, for example testing quality of; physical, chemical, microbiological, sensory, intermediate products, raw materials, packaging as well as finished product.

                                                               
Key responsibilities of this role will include:


•    Define, follow and update where necessary the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools which are directly related to analyses and tests.
•    Responsible for the internal control plan of the equipment under their responsibility including calibration.
•    Responsible for interpreting results and for reproducibility and repeatability of analyses.
•    Timely reporting of consolidated results and trends to the functions concerned. 
•    Reporting of out of specification results / abnormalities and involvement in Root Cause Analysis to drive solutions.    
•    Perform analyses and tests as defined in the laboratory instructions.
•    Perform training and coach operators and other technicians in performing sample analyses and tests.
•    Monitoring of the performance of analytical instruments in production (as needed).
•    Ensuring compliance across our Laboratories.                        
 

What will make you successful

 

We’re looking for a proactive and enthusiastic person to join our team. you will need to be an agile individual with excellent attention to detail to succeed in our fast paced environment.

 

Other key attributes are: 


•    Ideally qualified in a Scientific or Food Science discipline at degree or A-Level standard.
•    Previous experience in another laboratory is mandatory, analytical would be advantageous
•    Ability to work on own with minimal supervision and be able to organise workload
•    An analytical thinker with a keen eye for detail
•    Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
•    A keen interest in continuous improvement activities and able to demonstrate a problem-solving mindset
•    Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across both internal and external stakeholders.
 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


The closing date for this role is 4th March 2021. We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting
At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.

That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

Right to work in the UK  

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process
 

Position Snapshot

Nestlé UK & Ireland
Nestlé Beverage
Dalston, Cumbria 
Quality Assurance Technician 
Salary £25,000 + plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits
This is a full time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.
 

Position Summary

 

We have an exciting opportunity here in Dalston; we are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join the Quality team to support with performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality.


The right candidate will have the drive to develop themselves and realise their full potential.  We are passionate about quality and safety and we are looking for someone that will share these values and be ready to assume immediate responsibility as their career develops.  You will be rewarded with a fantastic package with no limit on furthering your career and rapidly increasing your scope of responsibility within our diverse operations.


At Nestlé Beverages UK, we strive to put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and deliver the best-tasting and most permissible treats for consumers day after day.  Nestlé Dalston Factory in Cumbria is the European Centre for cappuccino and creamers producing a range of beverage products. These are produced through a highly automated PLC controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines. It is continually developing and expanding leading brands such as Nescafé, Aero Hot Chocolate and Coffeemate.


Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency and productivity.
 

A day in the life of a Quality Assurance Technician

 

You will be working in a team of Quality professionals who will have high expectations, but will support and develop you in your role.  You will be expected to learn new tasks quickly; prioritise and manage your workload; and work effectively in a team but also be able to work on your own with minimal supervision.


As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will provide professional support by performing, and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality, for example testing quality of; physical, chemical, microbiological, sensory, intermediate products, raw materials, packaging as well as finished product.

                                                               
Key responsibilities of this role will include:


•    Define, follow and update where necessary the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools which are directly related to analyses and tests.
•    Responsible for the internal control plan of the equipment under their responsibility including calibration.
•    Responsible for interpreting results and for reproducibility and repeatability of analyses.
•    Timely reporting of consolidated results and trends to the functions concerned. 
•    Reporting of out of specification results / abnormalities and involvement in Root Cause Analysis to drive solutions.    
•    Perform analyses and tests as defined in the laboratory instructions.
•    Perform training and coach operators and other technicians in performing sample analyses and tests.
•    Monitoring of the performance of analytical instruments in production (as needed).
•    Ensuring compliance across our Laboratories.                        
 

What will make you successful

 

We’re looking for a proactive and enthusiastic person to join our team. you will need to be an agile individual with excellent attention to detail to succeed in our fast paced environment.

 

Other key attributes are: 


•    Ideally qualified in a Scientific or Food Science discipline at degree or A-Level standard.
•    Previous experience in another laboratory is mandatory, analytical would be advantageous
•    Ability to work on own with minimal supervision and be able to organise workload
•    An analytical thinker with a keen eye for detail
•    Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
•    A keen interest in continuous improvement activities and able to demonstrate a problem-solving mindset
•    Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across both internal and external stakeholders.
 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


The closing date for this role is 4th March 2021. We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting
At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.

That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

Right to work in the UK  

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process
 

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