Quality Assurance

  • Barton upon Irwell, Eccles, Manchester M30, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

IPS is the UK's Market Leading Co-Packer IPS is the largest co-packer in the UK, working with some of the best-known food brands to provide cost-effective and innovative co-packing, co-filling and co-manufacturing solutions.

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Assurance

Location: Port Salford

Shift: Rotating - 06.00 - 14.00 / 14.00 - 22.00


We are now recruiting for a Quality Assurance on a permanent basis at our Port Salford depot.

*Candidates applying for this role, FMCG experience is essential, food industry related experience essential*


Key Duties

  • Coaching Line Leaders through the Quality training to help them understand the standards we are looking to achieve.
  • Supporting Production daily
  • Carrying out dialogue with agency to achieve best skilled workers
  • Working with the site team with regards route cause action (RCA)
  • Conducting morning quality walk
  • Participating in morning production meeting
  • Producing ‘Red & ‘Green’ packs along with test packs for the metal detector
  • Producing weight packs for check weigher
  • Monitoring temperature, check weighers and metal detector 
  • Releasing of  finished stock
  • Checking production documentation ‘Vision’ daily
  • Releasing and holding Product
  • Signing off line after cleaning
  • Environmental swabbing
  • Maintaining Micro documentation 
  • Maintaining and verifying non-conformance 
  • Carrying out and recording GMP audits, Glass and hard plastic, quality audits
  • Pest control
  • Calibrating and validating scales and any other measure equipment
  • Promoting best practise within the site for Quality
  • Undertaking such other duties as may be required from time to time, that reasonably fall within the scope and grade of the post. In the event of a quiet period you will be required to work on production.
  • Conducting traceability ( backwards and forwards ) and Mass Balance through ‘Vision’
  • Ensuring all accidents and incidents are reported correctly
  • Assisting in investigations for accidents and incidents
  • Assisting  in risk assessments for operations within your area
  • Updating risk assessment forms
  • Contributing to continuous improvement programmes / projects to improve the Quality Management System
  • Working with the site team in challenging operational procedures to maximise the site efficiency



  • Competent in the use of Vision and Globe
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office (including email, word and excel).
  • A basic level of literacy and numeracy is required in order to meet the requirements of this role
  • On occasions where production is quiet would need to work with Team Leaders on line. 


Additional Information

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