quality control technician in caldicot

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£ 17,000 per year
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caldicot, wales
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£ 17,000 per year
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Are you looking to work for an international manufacturing company who are the leaders in manufacturing synthetic and natural colouring for various industries?

They are currently looking for a Quality Control Technician to control the quality of incoming materials and also, the manufactured products.


* Free on-site parking
* Pension schemes
* 20 days holiday + public holidays and business closure from Christmas until 1st
* Sick pay.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Checking the quality of incoming materials (raw materials and packaging materials) by carrying out analysis.
* Data entry of results using SAP.
* Requesting supplier certificate of analysis to relevant departments.
* Working with various departments to resolve paperwork, product or delivery issues.
* Arranging external laboratory analysis where appropriate and following up on results.
* Preparing production sheet for each batch of products (calculation considering the purity of the used colour batch).
* Control of the production conditions of "complicated" products, like emulsions of natural colours.
* Correction of errors in products where relevant.

* Checking the information provided within the Production Sheet such as batch numbers, weights, CCP signatures are completed correctly.
* Weekly calibration of laboratory and warehouse balances .
* Working in conjunction with Quality Assurance personnel in maintenance, reviews and improvements to systems and procedure.


* Degree in Chemistry or any other relevant science degree.
* Industry experience is advantageous.
* Experience with SAP is advantageous.
* Must have keen eye for detail and be highly organised.
* Able to resolve conflicts and negotiate effectively.
* Computer literate - Ability to use computers and computer systems for analytical equipment and office based tasks.

If you are currently looking for an opportunity to progress your career by working for a multi-national manufacturing company that provides opportunities for progression, please contact or call 02920 877 516.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


Basic computer skills


English, Maths

educational requirements

High School