Quality Controller

Job description

The Foyle Food Group is looking to employ a Quality Controller within our Retail Packing Facility at the Foyle Ingredients site based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland. The Quality Control Operative will report directly to the Technical Manager and is responsible for ensuring all developed product meets Customer and Company standards for conformance and food safety standards. .


  • Monitoring product from intake to finished product and reporting any food safety or quality issues e.g., temperature control, fat analysis, weight checks and label verification.
  • Record and take corrective actions re: non-conformance reporting to suppliers.
  • Complete sensory analysis of products in the test kitchen.
  • Participate in NPD trials and new product launches.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Working knowledge of what is involved in Quality Control Checks
  • Strong command of the English Language both verbal and written to communicate and carry out the role effectively
  • IT Literate
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with an eye for detail
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment, with a can-do attitude and commitment to safety
  • Flexibility towards working hours

Desirable Skills

  • GCSE Maths & English at Grade C and above or equivalent
  • Current Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing Certificate
  • Previous experience working in a quality / assurance role
  • Previous experience or working knowledge of red meat products

Further Information

We currently operate on a Day Shift basis, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday work. Totalling 40 hours per week, with overtime opportunities. Starting rate regardless of age is £10.92 per hour (increasing to £11.94ph from 1st April) with opportunity to increase to an additional £0.50 per hour after completion of probationary period (6 months). For further information or to request an Application Form contact Alex on 02882243201 or alexgi@foylefoodgroup.com.

Vacancy ID
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Job Sector
Food Production
Co Tyrone
£10.92 to £11.94 per hour.
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Monday-Friday, occasional Saturday work.

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