Quality Officer, Milton Keynes - SCM-02/17-07

  • Function Supply Chain
  • Location England
  • Closing Date 31 Mar 2017


Quality Officer

Milton Keynes


Permanent - Magna Park, Milton Keynes

3-shift rotation on weekly basis, 8 hours, Monday-Friday

Salary up to £32,000 depending on skills and experience (including shift allowance)

Excellent Benefits


We Are Barr - Are You?


We are Barr. We are about being brilliant. We are always learning. We are results driven and we build relationships that deliver.


A.G. Barr p.l.c. is one of the UK's leading independent soft drink manufacturers in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market. Founded as a family company in 1875 we are now a successful FTSE 250 Company with a track record of creating and building iconic brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon, Rockstar, KA and Strathmore.


What we’re looking for….


Quality is high on our agenda and we need an experienced QA Officer to promote the quality culture at our growing Milton Keynes factory.


Reporting to the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for the maintenance and effectiveness of the site Quality & Environmental systems ensuring continuing certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.  In addition, the Quality Officer will carry out microbiological testing, internal audits, ensure compliance of HACCP system, conduct product complaint investigations and support with external audits and suppliers. You will also provide technical support to Production Team Leaders on product quality.  


  • Ideally educated to minimum HNC or degree level in Food Science, Microbiology or Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years experience in a high paced quality environment.

  • Experience working within an FMCG environment, ideally food and drink based.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of requirements of BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

  • Knowledge and understanding of HACCP and BRC quality systems.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of the relevant statutory regulations (i.e. Food Hygiene, Food Safety).

  • Strong IT skills required.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability  to learn quickly, use initiative and have good problem solving skills.


In addition to the chance to be part of a dynamic team, we offer highly competitive salaries combined with great benefits which include performance related bonus, 33 days annual leave, flexible holiday scheme, contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, life assurance and a share scheme for eligible employees.


Closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.