Quality Assurance Technician (nightshift) job from Avondale Foods Ltd in Craigavon BT66, United Kingdom

Monday 14th, March 2022

Avondale Foods Ltd

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Craigavon BT66


Quality Assurance

Avondale Foods Ltd is a reputed company based in Craigavon BT66. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Quality Assurance to join our team as Quality Assurance Technician (nightshift).

Scope of Role

Avondale Foods is a leading food processing company of Fresh and Chilled products supplying leading retail businesses such as Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrison’s and Waitrose in the UK.

This key role is Responsible for food safety and quality, ensuring that all products are produced to customer specifications/guidelines. Ensuring that all food safety and quality records are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily verification of all CCPs (cooking, cooling, hot filling, ph, etc.)
  • Daily temperature checks of all production rooms, chills and products
  • Daily quality checks on all ingredients, WIP materials and finished products to ensure correct quality and traceability
  • Complete Daily GMP walk around production area and highlight any non- conformances to the supervisor/charge-hand/manager and Senior QA/QA Team Leader
  • Responsible for placing any non-conforming product On Hold/Restricted Use/Condemned and completing relevant On Hold Log
  • Completing of Daily/Monthly/Quarterly Glass & Hard Plastic Audits
  • Verify finished product labels and crate/case end labels to ensure correct Use By Dates
  • Complete weekly hand washing temperature checks
  • Completion of GMP Audits
  • Completion of Hygiene & Fabrication Audits
  • Complete equipment calibrations e.g. temperature probe, pH meters and sieves
  • Completion of Corrective Action Reports for any non-conforming products or incidents to ensure effective close out identifying root cause and corrective actions
  • Attendance at daily tier 1 lean board meetings and recording of daily issues onto QA lean board
  • Daily Fire exit checks
  • Attending taste panel as part of wider Technical Team
  • Completion of weekend taste panels and communication of any issues
  • Collection and storage of all retained product samples
  • Weekly EOSL Reviews
  • Complete specific allergen room swabbing release/product testing e.g. Gluten Free/Vegan
  • Completion of weekly cooking & cooling verifications
  • Creation of dummy packs for production
  • Completion of Correct Action Reports for any non-conforming products or incidents
  • Any other reasonable tasks related to position as deemed suitable by QA Team Leader
  • To be flexible to work weekends and evenings when required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.00-£12.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Perspex screens

Reference ID: QANS/02/22

Skills required

How To Apply

Please submit your application as instructed in the job advert or Apply from Company Website