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Quality Assurance Technologist

08/02/23 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technologist to join a successful FMCG based in Kildare.


Full time, permanent role

Negotiable salary depending on experience

Hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm



  • Maintain the supplier management process
  • Travel to conduct supplier audits 
  • Review and evaluate suppliers
  • Manage the approval of new raw material, packaging or miscellaneous suppliers
  • Develop and maintain internal specifications for the factory
  • Manage queries or complaints from customers
  • A Key member of the companies HACCP team
  • Responsible for the document control and maintenance of the Quality Management System
  • Assist Quality Manager in implementing the internal audit programme
  • Full participation in external audits (BRC/ Dept of Agriculture) and other regulatory authorities
  • Implement microbiological, chemical and physical testing schedules 
  • Report non-conformances and drive root cause analysis
  • Shelf-life analysis management as required for chilled and frozen product
  • Interface with NPD as required for the successful launch of new products into production
  • Champion the training and development of staff in the areas of food safety or quality



  • Understanding of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems
  • Strong knowledge of food legislation, BRC Global Food Standard and specific customer standards and Codes of Practice
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to train / instruct and coach entry level and floor-based employees
  • Diploma or higher in a Food Science related subject
  • Lead auditor certification is preferential
  • HACCP certification is preferable
  • Excellent written, numerical, and verbal skills
  • Fluency in the English language
  • 1 -2 years in a similar role in a FMCG or food retail environment


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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