Senior Quality Technician

£25,000 - £27,000 per month

  • Consumer Health & Beauty
  • Experienced
  • UK
  • Yorkshire
  • Permanent

Senior Quality Technician

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 (DOE) + 23 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Long Service Reward + Company Shop + Option to Buy Additional Holidays + Early Finish Fridays

Office Based: West Yorkshire

The Requirements:

• To be successful in the role of Senior Quality Technician, you will have at least 2-3 years experience working in a similar position having knowledge of product safety and quality in an FMCG Environment

• Ideally you will have some experience in a Quality role dealing with cosmetics and personal care products such as skincare, hair care, bath & body, makeup, dental care, male grooming or baby & kids care, if not relevant industry experience any type of FMCG industry would be considered

• Understanding how to implement/maintain Quality Standards

• Experience of working on Continuous Improvement projects as well as experience of BRC/Customer Audits

• Possessing Analytical Quality Skills and working knowledge of HACCP

• Excellent Communication Skills

• Knowledge of Chemistry is beneficial but not but not essential

The Role of Senior Quality Technician:

• Providing high-level support & administrative assistance to the Quality Manager and Quality/ Technical team

• Working with Operations team to improve the standards of the process, using information collected from the Non-Conformances through root cause analysis

• Working as part of the Internal Auditing team, conducting internal audits, line audits and foreign body audits including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions

• Being a member of the site HACCP Team

• Assisting with complaints handling, production & component issues including resolution of Non-Conformances

• Ensuring timely resolution of process and supplier defects, corrective and preventive actions

• Investigating internal and external Non-Conformances and provide input into appropriate corrective actions

• Managing the Quarantine process of Non-Conforming materials

• Reviewing relevant Non-conformances & QC out of spec results to ensure that required changes are implemented which prove effective

• Analysing failures, generating and driving CAPA to ensure continuous improvement and timely close out, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns

• Assisting the Quality Manager in maintenance of quality system and supporting the QM when External Audits (Customer & accreditation bodies) and customer visits are being conducted

• Writing and reviewing the methods and procedures in use within QA and factory areas

• Supporting first productions and other production runs where required

• Maintaining of quality system data bases

• Providing guidance, coaching and training at all levels when requested

• Providing support to other areas of the Technical department as required including holiday / sickness periods

• Adhering to all Health and Safety requirements

The Company & Opportunity

• My client are renowned for their trend-orientated products that they supply to their customers, they have a great reputation in the market for bring good at what they do, working to tight deadlines, and being one of the market-leaders in the personal care manufacturing industry

• They are expanding in the industry massively right now, it is a very exciting time to join them as they are working on some brand new projects for some of the largest names in the beauty / personal care market

• Depending on how you want to drive the role forward, the personal career progression is up to you and how you want to develop, their Technical team has recently had a restructure which in the next 3-5 years could lead to a number of opportunities

For more information about the Senior Quality Technician role or to apply send your CV now to or call Chelsie today on 0113 243 3499.

LH Consumer Health & Beauty also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So if you know someone who could be good for this role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.


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