QA Technician - Night Shift

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 18:00pm - 06:00am
Salary: £27,800

Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer.

We are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join our Night Shift on a permanent basis. This is a fast-paced role, so experience working in a QA role prior is essential.



  • 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 1 years QA experience
  • Strong communicator, including all key stakeholders and site management
  • Individuals who can work both independently and in collaboration with the Night Shift Team.
  • Confident decision maker



  • 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


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

Shift:                            4 on 4 off, Rotating Nights

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