QA Lead Auditor
- OMGQA Lead Auditor
- Oscar Mayer Group
- Wrexham Industrial Estate
- Permanent, Full Time
£25347 pa plus £12.50 per night shift 18:00-06:00
Oscar Mayer Wrexham is part of the Oscar Mayer Group, a UK-wide company specialising in manufacturing prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers such as The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Aldi and Waitrose. With three sites and approximately 3,500 employees, the company prides itself on a busy yet positive working environment, a culture of open communication, and a long-standing workforce - 60% of employees have given over 10 years of service.
With 1,500 employees, the Wrexham Industrial Estate site is a very fast-paced operation, with an impressive 2 million ready meals being produced each week.
- To assure compliance of Shift QA's to key parameters of the Quality System by means of direct audit with main responsibility appraisal of component and finished product against key parameters.
- Place non-conforming product on hold and to reject as appropriate.
- Appraisal of key components and finished product against written quality parameters
- Collaborative approach with other departments to ensure adherence to site and legal requirements
- Complete initial risk assessments of incidents and escalate as required
- To ensure audits are carried out in line with pre-defined schedule
- Organise daily QA tasks
- Random live audit of process paperwork to ensure compliance
- Ensure GMP standards are being adhered to
- To ensure appropriate product samples are collected as required
- A proactive approach to identification and investigation of non-conforming product or standards
- Communication of issues and actions via email and in person with the supervisory/management team
- Communicate and provide information to Customers and Third Party Auditors while on site
- Provide cover for other areas of the QA team as required
- Assist in completion of validation schedule
Essential Knowledge and Qualifications
- NVQ 2 level or equivalent
- 1 years experience within Quality Assurance, preferably in the 'food sector'
- Good organisational skills and communication skills
- To always adhere Company Values
- To be punctual and accurate
- As a representative of the Company to perform duties in a professional, timely manner and complying with relevant timetables
- To be proactive, constantly looking or new and better ways to perform your duties
- To communicate problems and ask assistance from your supervisor as required
- To be courteous and to treat others as you would like to be treated yourself
- To be part of the team
- Confidentially of Company information
- To highlight any issue which could compromise an employees personal safety or risk
- To maintain a smart appearance as appropriate to site/location
Benefits of working with us
- Progressive working environment, promotion opportunities
- Quality, food safety & hygiene training
- Level 2 food safety accreditation trained
- Subsidised canteen facilities
- Permanent position
- Employed status
- Overtime at 1.5 times hourly rate
- Weekly pay
- Pension scheme
- Refer-a-Friend £75
- £100 sign-on bonus after probation period
- Employee Assistance Programme
- 22 days holiday per year
- Free parking
- Summer Fun Day events
- My Resource Rewards - an online portal offering vouchers and discounts
- BUPA Healthcare Membership (claim back contributions towards medical expenses)
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