Quality Management Technician (until end March 2023) (Knowledge Transfer Affiliate) in conjunction with Mona Island Dairy

The Grŵp Llandrillo Menai Food Technology Centre, in collaboration with Food Innovation Wales, has a series of fixed-term full-time and part-time positions for Knowledge Exchange Affiliates to work within Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) companies in the food manufacturing sector in Wales.

The Affiliate will work with Industrial Supervisors in approved partner organisations to support projects in a range of areas within this sector of the Welsh economy.

This project provides an opportunity to work in partnership with Mona Island Dairy, and the Food Technology Centre.

Mona Island Dairy has now created one of Europe’s most up-to-date and environmentally friendly cheese production plants, based at Mona Industrial Park, Anglesey.

When the founders have completed the £15 million cheese production unit and commence production in Autumn 2021, the plant will have an initial capacity of 22 million litres of milk per year, which will be converted into a range of premium Welsh cheeses. The project was started in 2018 and the factory build is nearing completion.

Commissioning will start in Summer 2021 and commercial operation will start in the autumn.

The aim of the project is:

To assist in the development the Quality Management System to improve processes and procedures both on the factory floor and in terms of documentation, leading to implementation of accreditation initially BRC START and leading to BRC V8 at the site. This role is 50% factory-based and 50% office-based.

The location for this post will be Mona Dairy's premises: Mona Industrial Park, Gwalchmai, Holyhead LL65 4RJ

Job Details

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Set Point: £23,000 per annum

Place of Work

  • Noted in the Job Description

Holiday Entitlement

28 days including Bank holidays (Bank holidays are not automatically granted – subject to level of cover)

Working Pattern

40 hours per week (Typically 08:00 – 16:00 / Mon - Friday)

(2 x 15 minute coffee breaks-paid, 1 x 30 minute lunch break- unpaid)

Pension Rights

Local Government Pension Scheme

Contract Type

Full Time Fixed Term

Closing Date

28 Jan 2022 12:00

Our application form is in PDF format. You will need a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer/device to open and edit this document.

Welsh applications are welcomed. Welsh applications will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Application form pdf

How to apply

Applications may be submitted in Welsh or English; any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably or be subject to any delay.

  1. Download and save the application form to your computer/device (e.g. to My Documents or Downloads folder).
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  3. Fill out the form, including the equal opportunities monitoring form.
  4. Send your completed application form to jobs@gllm.ac.uk. The post you have applied for should be used as the subject line of your email.

Please contact us by email jobs@gllm.ac.uk should you require any assistance or require further information.

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