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Foyle Food Group is one of the largest red meat processors in the UK with over 1,350 employees on sites in both Northern Ireland, England and the Republic of Ireland. We have employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of careers.

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Quality Controller

Department

Technical & Quality

Location

Ingredients

Job type

Hourly Paid

Closing date

19/08/2022

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is looking to employ a Quality Controller within our state of the art Retail Packing Facility at the Foyle Ingredients site based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

The Quality Control Operative will report directly to the Technical Manager and are responsible for ensuring all developed product meets Customer and Company standards for conformance and food safety standards.

Duties will include but are not restricted to:
• Monitoring product from intake to finished product and reporting any food safety or quality issues e.g. temperature control, fat analysis, weight checks and label verification.
• Record and take corrective actions re: non-conformance reporting to suppliers
• Complete sensory analysis of products in the test kitchen.
• Participate in NPD trials and new product launches.

Hours of operation for the role are currently Monday to Saturday (working 5 days from 6) totalling 40 hours per week between 0600 > 2000 during standard operations, with opportunities to undertake additional hours. Starting rate regardless of age is £10.00 per hour and increasing to £10.50 per hour when fully trained / completion of probation (6 months), with an additional premium for hours worked on Evening Shift.

Essential Criteria:
• Working knowledge of what is involved in Quality Control Checks
• Strong command of the English Language both verbal and written
• IT Literate
• Good organisation and communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative with an eye for detail
• Ability to work in a pressurised environment, with a can-do attitude and commitment to safety
• Flexibility towards working hours

Desirable Criteria:
• GCSE Maths & English at Grade C and above or equivalent
• Current Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing Certificate
• Previous experience working in a quality / assurance role
• Previous experience or working knowledge of red meat products

The Company reserves the right to extend the selection criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
Closing date for the receipt of CV / Application Forms is Friday 19th August 2022.

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We are one of the largest red meat processors in the UK with over 1,350 employees on sites in both Northern Ireland, England and the Republic of Ireland. We have employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of careers.