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About:

With three decades of experience, our team of culinary experts has developed a mouth-watering range of products from the best of Eastern and Western cuisine, ranging from Indian, Italian and Far Eastern to English and South American. All the products are hand prepared and cooked using Laila’s own closely guarded traditional family recipes and always the finest, freshest ingredients.
Laila’s Fine Foods is a dynamic manufacturer of high-quality, hand prepared ready meals. With a passionate and creative family management team and dedicated colleagues, we have the ability to deliver food that has a restaurant prepared taste and quality.
The family business has grown from its humble beginnings in Laila’s own kitchen, back when she persuaded the local delicatessen to purchase her traditional homemade samosas and onion bhajis. Now based in a 43,000 sq ft purpose-built factory in Bispham, we are made up of over 200 people working on more than 250 product ranges. The family ethos, home-prepared style of cooking and close attention to quality is still at the heart of everything we do. The only thing that’s changed is that the cooking pots are bigger!

Industry:

Food and Catering

Job Summary:

We’re currently looking for two Quality Assistants to join the team. If you’re passionate about high quality food and understand what is required to achieve this, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Audit the site procedures and products including CCP documentation, composition checks, weight control, glass, GMP and hygiene.
  • Report non-conformances and assist others in finding ways to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Auditing of raw materials to ensure they meet quality standards and raising supplier non-conformances when necessary.
  • Routine verification of scales and temperature probes.
  • Product sampling for nutrition and micro.
  • Environmental micro and allergen swabbing.
  • Generating new labels for our products in line with specifications.
  • Conduct traceability challenges, ensuring all documentation is accounted for.
  • Carry out Quality management system audits in line with BRC requirements.
  • Support the technical team in achieving necessary standards for BRC.

Requirements:

  • Ideally, we are looking for someone who has food safety and quality knowledge, either through previous QA experience in a cook-chill environment and / or a food related education.
  • Working knowledge of HACCP, BRC and GMP would be a real advantage.
  • Suitable candidates will be organised, good team players and have the ability to communicate well in addition to being an individual who always strives for perfection
  • Day Shift – A rotating day shift of 07:00-15:00 (6 days) one week followed by 15:00 – finish (5 days) the following week.

Location:

Lancashire

Salary:

Not disclosed on employers website

Duration:

Permanent

 

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