Hartley People

Quality Technician – Food

Hartley People Wexford are looking for suitable candidates to fill the role of Quality Assistant for a highly successful Food Manufacturing business in Wexford. This is an ideal opportunity to develop your career in the food industry with the aim of becoming a Quality Manager in the future. 

Experience & Characteristics

  • Design, implementation and maintenance of a quality control system.
  • Experience of the BRC standard is imperative
  • Understanding of advanced methods and systems of quality control in food production
  • Passion for and deep understanding of food and food quality
  • Assisting in the Management of Customer Accounts in relation to technical support 
  • Experience of collaborating with New Product Development function to bring new products to market that are complete in terms of functionality and all related technical requirements
  • Interest in product innovation and market acceptance criteria
  • Supporting commercial activity with technical product specifications and other work related to securing new listings

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Product Quality across the business
  • Ensuring product quality is of the highest standard and conforms to all food safety and quality requirements including legal requirements
  • Managing the Quality Control team in the implementation and continuous improvement of all elements of the Quality System
  • Assisting in Audits 
  • Managing technical element of supplier relationships including supplier approval and supplier audits
  • Creating, monitoring and updating fit-for-purpose technical documentation for each product sku
  • Working within the structures of the organization to include KPI generation, KPI management, meetings and systems of management that already exist in the business
  • Proactive participation in continuous improvement in terms of the quality and technical function and also in terms of cross-disciplinary improvements that are undertaken in the business
  • Promotion of the company values in behaviours, actions and leadership: Safety, Respect, Proactivity, Performance, Feedback, Empowered Team

Required Knowledge:

  • 3rd Level degree in Food Science, Agricultural Science or equivalent.
  • 2+ years experience in a similar role within the Food Industry.
  • Knowledge of quality standards and regulations (e.g. ISO, BRC, HACCP, GMP).
  • Strong IT skills with knowledge of SAP are an advantage.
  • A motivated team player with excellent communication skills and great attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Flexible to the needs of the business.

What to do next?

Contact me in the strictest of confidence to discuss further.


086 0295298

​If you do not possess all of these attributes or this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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For immediate consideration please call Damien on 053 9100111 or email your CV to damien@hartleypeople.com in response to this job posting.

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