Quality Control Assistant

Quality Control Assistant
Kyleakin
Full Time and Temporary to Permanent

Our client, one of the largest seafood producers in the world and the largest producer of Atlantic Salmon, has several excellent opportunities available within their Quality Control team at their state of the art and fast-growing Feedmill site based on the Isle of Skye.

The Feedmill is based in Kyleakin, a village opposite the northwest Scottish mainland town of Kyle of Lochalsh. Skye is the largest and northernmost of the major islands in the Inner Hebrides and the area boasts stunning views and coastlines with dramatic mountain scenery making it an ideal location for those who love the outdoors lifestyle.

The Feedmill plant will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and Norway.

The successful Quality Controllers will benefit from:

  • A competitive starting rate of £10.26 per hour standard rate with overtime being paid at a rate of £15.39 per hour
  • Full time hours - 37.5 per week plus overtime paid after 40 hours per week
  • Supportive training
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a business that promotes from within


Within this busy and varied role, the Quality Control staff will participate in the production of safe, high quality fish feed. Key tasks to include, although not be limited to:

  • Ensuring the feed plant quality and food safety testing regimes are being adhered to
  • Managing on-site quality checks and test results, uploading results onto the company’s internal laboratory information systems
  • Ensuring adherence to Company Health and Safety policies.
  • Ensuring all work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Providing general support with handling of non-conformances and customer complaints
  • Collating quality data reports for Senior Management reviews
  • Undertaking and assisting with internal audits ensuring all non-conformances and rectified
  • Supporting other operational departments when required.


The ideal Quality Controllers will:

  • Have a good technical aptitude which may have been gained through qualification or work history (Food Production, Food Processing or Laboratory
  • Have good written skills as there will be a requirement to maintain written records.
  • Previous experience working in an HSE environment is preferable.
  • Be computer literate and able to input data accurately.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Have previous experience working in a laboratory environment
  • Be hands on and flexible, with an excellent work ethic.
  • Have a degree of physical capability due to the vast size of the site and manual nature of the work.


The Factory runs 24/7 and the successful candidates will we required to participate in a shift rota with advance notice provided.

Initially working on an agency contract, for the right candidates there is opportunity for permanent employment providing standards are met, making this position suitable for those already based in the area or those wishing to re-locate.

Accommodation is available for those wishing to re-locate or work in this beautiful location.

Apply today and one of our team will be in touch to discuss!

£10.26 per hour + Overtime at £15.39 per hour

9/7/2019
Ref: BE095

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