Quality Technician

Manton Wood

Days Continental - 4 on 4 off

About Us
At Samworth Brothers our business is food, with our quality chilled and ambient products enjoyed by millions of people every day.We are a fourth-generation family business employing over 10,000 people, operating from well-invested and modern food manufacturing and retail sites across the UK.Our consumer brands include the No 1 Cornish pasty favourite, Ginsters, the iconic malt loaf, Soreen, and sports nutrition brand SCI_MX.

Manton Wood is part of our Food to Go businesses. Food to Go is a fast-developing market that’s worth over £17 bn a year in the UK and is set to grow by a further £6bn in the next five years

Our Food to Go ranges of pre-packed salads, sandwiches, bagels, wraps, paninis and ciabattas help our retail customers offer a huge choice of tastes to meet the changing demands of consumers.

The Role
We are looking for a QA Technician to join our team on a 12 month fixed term contract , working a continental AM (6.30am – 6.30pm) 4 on 4 off pattern. The role is centered in a fast paced chilled food environment, which requires the use of initiative and “thinking on your feet”. You will play a key role in ensuring that the internal quality systems and customer code of practice are maintained and adhered to. provide support and guidance to the Man Tech, and identify and improve on current manufacturing practices.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring micro sampling plans are maintained; collected / tested and any adverse results are investigated and closed out.
  • Ensuring product quality is monitored, trends Identified and actions plans generated and agreed with relevant departments to address the issues.
  • Audits are conducted to schedule ( internal audit / Customer Codes of Practice, HACCP / CCP, GMP, FB , Hygiene Fabrication, Glass, plastic etc).
  • Traceability exercises to schedule which include forward & backwards traceability, mass balance provenance and packaging).
  • Coordination of taste panels
  • Ensuring that product launches are prepared for and have a smooth transition from process to production.
  • Supporting and mentoring the team

The Successful Individual
You will be an experienced a Quality Auditor with experience gained within a fast paced production/manufacturing environment (ideally food). You will have technical experience, audit completion and awareness of Good Manufacturing Practices.

The Rewards
It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful and Samworth Brothers Manton Wood a great place to work. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with competitive pay, retirements saving plan, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.


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