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QA Technician

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?


Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

Based at our site in Simonswood, on the outskirts of Liverpool, we are currently seeking a:

QA Technician

(Liverpool, UK)


In this role you would assist in Food Safety, Quality and Hygiene matters in the production of Puratos products. In addition you would also work with production personnel to ensure Quality Procedures, CCP’s and good manufacturing practices are adhered to and support the technical department as and when needed.


Key Accountabilities

  • Assist with the testing of finished products on the factory floor and at dispatch.
  • Ensure all CCP checks are taken and recorded accordingly.
  • Accurate recording of analytical results.
  • Report and communicate incidences of non-conformances and maintain the failure log.
  • Assist in the investigation of non-conformances using root cause analysis.
  • Reporting supplier non-conformances.
  • Daily equipment calibration tests.
  • GMP, hygiene auditing of the site.
  • Hygiene swabbing as per schedule.
  • Glass and plastic audits as per schedule.
  • Document control and upkeep of incoming goods COA, COC and delivery notes.
  • Micro sample recording and data trending.
  • General QA duties including but not limited to, production packing checks, label checking and reconciliation, blast and chiller temperature checks.
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the SAP system for customer COA retrieval, batch data input, finished product and raw material release, blocking non-conforming stock from release.
  • Audit support – customer and BRC.
  • Support and assist customers and internal departments such as production, customer services and R & D.
  • Assist in any technical matters as directed.



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.