QA Shift Technician

November 12, 2023

Job Description

Job title: QA Shift Technician

Company: Hawk 3 Talent Solutions

Job description: Permanent: QA Shift Technician

Location: Rugby

Hours of work: 4 on 4 off shift rotation:

– 2 Days – 7am to 7pm

– 2 Nights – 7pm to 7am

Salary: £54,285 plus annual bonus

Our client in Rugby who runs a fast-paced manufacturing facility has an exciting opportunity for an experienced QA Shift Technician to join the team. The role requires a candidate with at least 2 years’ experience within a quality role and previous experience working in a manufacturing.


Day to day management of the quality analytical equipment and gauges. Maintain the quality of all products made whilst looking for opportunities to improve robustness and simplify a range of processes and testing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Physical testing of produce.
  • Maintenance of Quality analytical equipment and gauges.
  • Leading investigation of manufacturing issues through root cause analysis.
  • Proactive involvement in investigation and reduction of customer complaints, non-conforming product and spoilage.
  • Spoilage analysis and reporting recommendations to production managers.
  • Active participation in Continuous Improvement and 6S activities.
  • Running statistical reports daily for morning meeting.
  • Providing statistical analysis of data to Cell Leaders and Shift Managers.
  • Providing support for proofing of new can decorations.
  • Reporting of non-conforming raw materials.
  • Supporting plate making, organization and set up according to production plan.
  • Reviewing current work practices to identify areas in which quality could be improved.
  • Enforcing company policies and procedures, ability to speak to groups and conduct group trainings.
  • Conducting internal inspections for food safety, quality and processes.
  • Maintain ongoing company compliance with all applicable regulations and 3rd party auditor requirements.
  • Proactive troubleshooting of multiple systems, gauges and equipment.
  • Writing SOPs and training documents.
  • Leading periodic workplace inspections of site area.
  • Ensuring traceability of product through the manufacturing process.
  • Maintain safe working practices and comply with all legal, safety and environmental legislations.


  • Motivational and engaging
  • Positive can-do attitude with a sense of urgency
  • Results orientated.
  • Drive and resilience.
  • Advanced technical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong analytical mind-set
  • Stakeholder management
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to deliver sustainable solutions.
  • Speak with data and information.
  • Customer focus


  • Working to cGMP standards.
  • Performing effective Root Cause analysis and assigning CAPA.
  • Understanding of Statistical Process Control.
  • Understanding of analytical equipment calibration.
  • High level of organizational skills, including written and verbal communication, creative problem solving.
  • Understanding of data integrity.
  • 2 years previous experience in a Quality Role, preferably in a manufacturing industry.
  • Experience of risk assessment and COSHH principles.


  • Experience of Audit processes.
  • Experience of HACCP principles.
  • Lean Green Belt training.



  • Private health cover
  • Onsite subsidized canteen
  • Competitive

Expected salary: £54285 per year

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Job date: Tue, 07 Nov 2023 23:12:38 GMT

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