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  • Danielle Grant

QC Technician (Hastings)

Our client is based in Hastings and due to their continual growth, we are delighted to be recruiting for QC Technicians to join their team. They have two positions available, (1 AM role and 1 PM) which could go permanent for the right candidates.

This role will be to support the technical department by ensuring the systems, procedures, controls and records are completed to the required standard and adhered to. These include, but are not limited to packing standards, labelling information, weight checks and metal detection.

Main Duties:

  • Perform checks to ensure manufacturing methods have been followed and in accordance with customer and internal specification and policies

  • Check product filling and packing has been completed as per the plan, product and customer specification

  • Check packaging and labels are correct for both primary and secondary packaging

  • Perform hygiene checks of people, machinery and fabrication to ensure the required standards are met

  • Ensure PPE is worn correctly

  • Check and ensure all paperwork is completed

  • Check the storage, labelling and picking of finished goods and raw materials

  • Provide timely feedback to production and supporting teams to prevent quality issues arising and aid in individual training

  • Carry out checks of finished goods and raw materials to ensure correct labelling, storage and picking

  • Inspect incoming goods and report those that fail to meet expectation

  • Report non-conformances to the Technical Manager or their deputy at the earliest opportunity

  • Perform inspections and checks of all departments against a pre-determined standard to ensure processes and procedures are being adhered to and customer, legislative and traceability standards have been met

  • Provide support to the tech lab team as required

  • Support and assist the Technical Manager with the internal auditing as required

  • Report maintenance requirements to the Engineering and Maintenance team at the earliest opportunity

  • To comply with health, safety and hygiene legislation

  • To behave in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with B&DFL Ethical Trading Policy

  • Carry out duties as the management may from time to time reasonably require

  • To take routine swabs to verify cleaning and allergen cleaning is to the required standard

  • To monitor and record the temperatures in chilled and frozen storage areas

  • To ensure the collection, preparation and dispatch of samples for microbiological testing


  • Good general education

  • Experience of a food production environment is desirable

  • Knowledge of hygiene practices

  • Knowledge of health and safety practices

  • Good IT skills

  • Ability to plan and organise resources

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work as a team and use own initiative

  • Proven customer service skills


  • 8-hour shifts

  • Monday to Friday

  • AM - 6am to 2.30pm

  • PM – 1.30pm to 10pm

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