QA Technician

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm, 4 on 4 off
Salary: £doe

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Technician on our Day Shift to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team.


Working Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm   (including 1 hour break)

Shift: 4 on 4 off, Days (Rotating Shift Pattern)



  • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with all personnel across all departments.
  • Carrying out factory walk rounds on a daily basis, in conjunction with the operations team, to enable GMP standards to be met and maintained.
  • Supporting the production teams and other departmental functions in resolving quality and food safety issues.
  • Carrying out internal audits, GMP audits, Glass & hard plastic audits, foreign body and customer complaints investigations and support audits by third parties.
  • Carrying out traceability from incoming raw materials to finished product dispatch, temperature monitoring and measurement for onsite temperature systems as required.
  • TAYGO, Taste panel assessments, raw material & packaging intake inspections as required.
  • Making decisions on product food safety, quality and integrity and liaising with the wider Technical team when necessary.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 2 years QA experience
  • Good at communicating with all key stakeholders and site management
  • Working alone and as part of the night shift team
  • Confident in making decisions


  • Experience of working in high risk/chilled food manufacturing
  • Food Safety & HACCP qualification


  • A competitive salary
  • Company Pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday entitlement
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

If you would like to join our award-winning, market-leading team please use the ‘apply now’ link and follow the on-line application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!

Apply Here