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Quality Auditor

20 Nov 2020
20 Dec 2020
Contract Type:
Job Advert
It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK’s largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us. 
We are currently recruiting for a Quality Auditor to join the Abergavenny Factory on our PM Shift. 

Join us as a Quality Auditor and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life.
PM Shift: Tuesday - Thursday 1430 - 2300, Friday 1230 - 2100, Saturday 0800 - 1630
Hourly Rate:  £10.66 per hour plus shift premium
Purpose of the role:
As a member of the Technical team, the Quality Auditor will ensure product safety, quality and legality through effective HACCP and Quality Systems. 
You'll be a key player in the QA Team, helping ensure that products and processes meet customer specifications and expectations within a fast moving, short shelf life environment.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring that food materials dispatched are safe, legal and the quality expected by both the business and the retailer. 
  • Completing calibration, maintaining GMP standards and ensuring traceability is fully maintained,
  • Monitoring and auditing Production Operations across all areas, ensuring that customer requirements are understood and achieved. 
  • Completing audit schedules and raising non-conformances, ensuring that they are closed out in a timely manner. 
  • Ensuring all product standards are available and up to date, and providing effective document verification and control. 
  • Organising product trials/test and providing full reports.
What we are looking for:
  • Experience of working within a production environment, ideally in a food environment. 
  • Good understanding of Quality Assurance.
  • Level 3 Food Hygiene qualification with HACCP Level 3 or above.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with excellent attention to detail. 
  • Computer literate with good problem-solving technique
A little about us: 
Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?
We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
  • Weekly Pay
  • Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.
  • Competitive Pension.
  • A dynamic working environment.
  • Realistic opportunities for training and development.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.