Full Time Quality Auditor (QA)

Job Information

Quality Auditor – Full Time

Sunday-Thursday static shift pattern, day shift - 8 hour days

Salary £22,000 - £23,600 based on experience

Role reports into the QA Manager

Lincolnshire Herbs is one of the largest growers of fresh cut and living pot herbs in the UK and we have an opportunity for a full time QA to join our team based in Bourne, Lincs.

Job Description:

  • To work in three different areas on a rotating basis; raw material intake and pot production (8am-4.30pm) and cut production (7am-3.30pm).
  • There is also a later shift once per week (10.30am-7pm)
  • To ensure Raw Material Goods are processed accurately and efficiently onto the Rubicon system.
  • To conduct quality checks on intake, generating quality assessments including photographs and communicating the results to our suppliers.
  • To ensure that Goods (cut & pot) delivered meet the required specifications.
  • To conduct a range of audits; Internal Audits, GMP, Quality and COVID-19 audits ensuring standards and systems are working correctly.
  • To ensure accurate checking of codes/dates/labels, sleeves and packaging etc and action any discrepancies identified to ensure accurate release by the QA department.
  • Daily Quality stock check – to ensure that any stock issues/quality feedback is addressed with the Line Leaders and Managers.
  • To carry out Glass and Brittle Plastic checks weekly.
  • To conduct monthly traceability & mass balance exercises
  • To communicate any technical or quality related issues with the Technical Manager at our daily morning meeting.
  • Laboratory sampling – once per month sampling for Pesticides and Microbiological testing.
  • To ensure Health & Safety & HACCP requirements are met.
  • To maintain accuracy in the completion of record keeping systems - both manual and computerised where applicable
  • To monitor product with regards to shelf life/quality and trials and document accordingly and in line with customer specifications.
  • Always ensure you adhere to company procedures, policies and guidelines

Person Specification:

  • Not responsible for the management of any individual, however are part of a small QA team and therefore needs to be an effective team player and capable of managing good working relationships
  • This individual will interact with many internal functions and in order to be effective in their role, they need to be a comfortable communicator, thorough with their information, determined, polite and organised.
  • Has experience in a similar role - QC or QA
  • Computer literate with emails, excel and word
  • Full driving licence
  • Good basic education, minimum G.C.S.E in English/Maths



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