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Quality Assurance Assistant

07/12/23 Cork Neg

Permanent full-time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assurance Assistant to join a fast-paced Quality team in a packaging plant based in Bandon, Cork.



  • Work with the Quality team to ensure compliance with the food safety requirements set by both the company and regulatory authorities.
  • Support the overall management of the food safety and quality management system at the site.
  • Assist in the maintenance of audit standards across the site.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of QA systems, procedures, and documentation.
  • Report to senior management any specific breakdown in the food safety and quality management system.
  • Respond to complaints and report trends.
  • Perform a variety of Quality checks and document results.
  • Perform routine traceability checks.
  • Report all quality issues on the production floor to the Quality Manager.
  • Support the maintenance of the HACCP based system on site.
  • Support the maintenance of standards on site such as BRC etc.
  • Ensure all product and process batch paperwork is maintained and follow up on out of specification batch records accordingly.
  • Assist in performing checks and internal audits as outlined in the Quality Management System.
  • Assist in any external audits as required.
  • Identify training requirements within the factory to meet the quality standards.
  • Recognise and implement opportunities for Quality improvement in both manufacturing and business processes.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects. 
  • Compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required.


Skills and experience required:

  • Relevant third level qualification and/or previous experience working in a quality role in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Previous experience or work experience in a Food Production facility.
  • Knowledge of HACCP and BRC.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Word. PowerPoint etc.)
  • Methodical with strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Joanne Bourke at or call 018788240 for more information.

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