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Quality Assurance Technical Officer


Clondalkin, IE

Job Type:  Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Working with Us

ARYZTA is for people who are passionate about what they do and doing it well. We take pride in our high quality, delicious food and in our leading position as the world's number one frozen bakery.

Our employees are one of our key ingredients, and together they play a critical role in driving the continued success of our business.

In ARYZTA, every day is different. If you are resilient, ambitious, and a team player, ARYZTA could be the place for you to thrive and grow in your career!


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Technical Officer based in Grange Castle. Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance and development of the Quality Management Systems and BRC standard associated with your role for ARYZTA Bakeries Manufacturing.  Full Training will be provided to ensure the correct candidate will be capable of performing the following tasks.


Principle Accountabilities will include: 

  • Updating of the QMS system in the Grange Castle bakery proactively and as requested (Quality manual, procedures manual, records manual, H.A.C.C.P., recipes etc.)
  • Completion of Internal audits as per schedule
  • Completion of Customer Complaint Responses
  • Calibration and maintenance of Q.A. equipment in bakery i.e. temp probes, scales, metal detectors etc.
  • Ensuring hygiene, calibration and glass audits are up to date with relevant issues being raised / monitored on PEMAC.
  • Updating all relevant documents for new products within manufacturing.
  • Investigation and resolving of customer complaints 
  • Working proactively with other departments within manufacturing to resolve any issues in the bakery on a daily basis.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Technical Officer on Q.A. issues.
  • Active participation in preparation and on the day handling of customer audits / F.P.R.’s / Visits/ GMP on the line 
  • Completion of external micro testing & allergen programme.
  • Waste Reporting internally and to DOA, conductivity checks
  • Shelf Life testing of product to build process knowledge.
  • Completion of the Weekly report on QA Manufacturing.
  • Mass Balance / Traceability exercise completed to schedule and presented in company audits.
  • GMP monitoring, trending and updating control boards. Complete weekly foreign body audits and report to management.
  • Ordering, raising POs for Quality, Hygiene and CIP staff
  • Reviewing sheet completion, CIPs and sifter 
  • Coordination and management of all GC quarantined stock for rework or external refuse. 
  • Completing weekly reports, KPI for Tesco 


Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum recognised Diploma in a food discipline or B.Sc. in science discipline.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of the B.R.C. standard as well of those of the major retailers would be a significant advantage.

Your Application

At ARYZTA our employees are our number one asset and one of our key ingredients. If you are interested in applying for a position in ARYZTA please submit your complete application documents (CV and motivation letter). We are looking forward to receiving your application on http://www.aryzta.com/aryztacareers.

Our aim is to promote equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all job applicants.