Quality Assurance Technician - Penrith

Penrith, Cumbria
12 Nov 2020
22 Nov 2020
Job Type
Part Time
Quality Assurance Technician - Penrith

Join the family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful. 


We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates

Salary: £22,680

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

This is a full-time permanent role based at our North Lake Supply site. The working hours are 7am- 3pm

Job Description
  • Evaluate the process controls during production and ensure they comply with agreed specifications
  • Organise product samples as per sample plan for analytical testing to ensure the safety of our products, including ATP
  • HACCP – maintain documentation and contribute to implementation of HACCP departmental plans
  • Monitor departmental hygiene standards and ensure agreed standards are implemented
  • Monitor equipment performance and control through internal calibration to ensure compliance
  • Completion of taste panels / quality consistency assessments
  • Organisation of routine audits and internal system audits and completion of scheduled audits as allocated.
  • Monitor the quality of raw materials to ensure they comply with the agreed specifications
  • General support to site to raise standards in food safety and quality
  • Completion of the site trackers.
  • support in the completion of site complaints
  • Completion of allergen validation studies, allergen audits, mass balance/traceability audits and Completion of CCP audits
  • Thinking and Problem Solving Skills,
  • Customer Focus
  • Managing Change
  • Results focussed
  • Excellent Communication skills and the ability to influence others
  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 4.2 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way.  We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.  Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing.  With your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.

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