Quality Assurance Technician

Date: 14-Oct-2021

Location: Cambuslang, Glasgow, GB, G72 7NA

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other.

We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!

We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

We recognise the importance of having diverse teams and the positive impact this can have and we actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Pay Rates

£10,000 - £16,500 dependent on hours and experience

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

16-24 hours a week Monday - Friday night shift, most likely it will be 24 hours over 3 nights this will be discussed at interview stage as likely will be 2 x 10 hours and 1 x 4 hour shifts and unlikely to be consecutive nights but need flexibility if production changes.

Job Description

  • Ensuring food safety and quality standards are maintained across the site.
  • Supporting managers and operators in their responsibility to Food Safety and Quality.
  • Evaluating process controls during production to ensure they comply with agreed specifications and procedures.
  • Completing online quality checks in line with product specifications and ABC system and organoleptic requirements.
  • Completing the site microbiological and allergen sampling schedules to ensure safety of products.
  • Management of non-conforming products, QA Holds and product releases.
  • Organising and completion of raw material intake checks against group specifications.
  • Completing annual CCP validation checks of all Critical Control Points on site.
  • Carrying out audits e.g. BRC Internal audits, Glass & Plastic, CCP, Locker inspections, GMP inspections and product & process.
  • Monitoring of equipment performance and control through internal calibration of scales and thermometers to ensure compliance.


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Ability to build strong cross functional relationships
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised as there is a need to manage several tasks at once.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Show initiative and ability to see tasks through to completion


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 4.2 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.

Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.