QA Technologist

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Technical team at Capestone Organic Poultry Ltd as a QA Technologist. You will be responsible for providing an auditing function of factory processes, ensuring compliance with legal and customer requirements for food safety and quality, and ensuring full production and process records are maintained for due diligence.

The duties for the role will include:

  • Conducting a wide range of audits including Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) audits
  • Assuring compliance to legal and customer requirements on final product
  • Collating finished product and raw materials for testing
  • Swabbing of plant against an established protocol
  • Weekly calibration checks
  • Ensuring that all environmental testing is completed as per an agreed schedule
  • Collecting samples for new product development / new customers
  • Ensuring that all non-conformances are properly investigated and corrective and preventative actions are implemented
  • Supporting Technical Management in preparation for / during customer visits and third-party audits
  • Contributing to continual improvement objectives

Key skills:

  • Food manufacturing knowledge and experience
  • Food Safety Level 2 as a minimum
  • Sound understanding of HACCP
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Competent IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of customer requirements and codes of practice

Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum dependant on experience.

To apply for this role please download the application form and email to