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Quality & Food Safety Technologist


Milton Keynes, BKM, GB


Role: Quality & Food Saftery Technologist

Salary & Benefits: £16k to £20K plus bonus and great benefits

Location: Milton Keynes, UK



To work within the Quality and Supply teams at Mars Horsecare UK Ltd. Providing support in a way that contributes to the achievements of the company goals and targets.

To provide support to the Quality & Food Safety Team Leader and wider team in the day to day running of the Quality systems


The successful candidate in this role will be flexible, hardworking, have a continuous improvement mind-set, and be a strong team player as well as someone who takes responsibility for their own personal development.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of our products and systems and development of protocols with the QA, VA & CSD Manager and Quality and Food Safety Team Leader.

  • Day to day overseeing of our Quality systems sample preparation and testing.

  • Collation and interpretation of results.

  • Preparation of reports i.e. Product Panel, Analytical Data etc.

  • Projects will include Moulds & Mycotoxin testing and Analytical programs.

  • Running of the daily Product Panel with the support of the Quality and Food Safety Team Leader.

  • To assist in maintaining our current Quality accreditations, BSI, UFAS, UFAS NOPS, HACCP and Mars Quality Standards.

  • To assist in maintaining all relevant QA policies and documentation.

  • To assist the Quality and Food Safety Team Leader with documentation and policy from Global Mars. 


    Essential Skills:

    Minimum GCSE English & Math Grade C/5 of above

    The job holder will have an interest in the Quality and Technical aspects of manufacturing, and ideally the Equine business as a whole including our products.

In return we offer:

  • Great career progression
  • Range of in-house training
  • Competitive salary, bonus and range of large company benefits

We know its important to you to find out as much about us as possible, so following a review of your CV the first stage will be a telephone interview with the hiring manager and a chance for you to ask lots of questions. If successful you will be invited to an interview day in front of our panel. Don’t worry you’ll have plenty of time to prepare.

Closing date: 24th August 2019

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