Quality Control Specialist - Engineering jobs in Malta - June 2024
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Quality Control Specialist

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 31 May 2024

Expires in 15 days (28 Jun 2024)

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Quality Control Specialist to join their team on a full-time basis.

The role reports to the Head of Quality and is responsible for inspecting and/or testing products before, during, and after the manufacturing process to ensure that products align with company and legal standards. The role also involves the continuous monitoring of site performance and site audit readiness through continuous walkthroughs, non-conformance investigations and proper system setups.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring that all products meet quality standards by testing them to identify defects or measuring them to ensure that they meet legal requirements. Maintain proper records of quality tests, procedures, and standards by monitoring product development and processes to identify deviations
  • Recommending changes in process/methods or materials to improve product quality or yield
  • Reviewing records/data of incoming and production processes to ensure that they meet specifications for use in production. Approve compliant products and reject defective ones
  • Lead and create material risk assessments and process improvement plans, by developing and improving quality control standards for future production runs.

People Management

  • Training/developing and leading relevant personnel to ensure they perform their duties in line with established quality procedures and food safety standards. Enforcing standards for health and safety during work operations throughout. 

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • MQF Level 6, bachelor’s degree in food science/food technology, Engineering, or related field (Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Biotechnology).


  • Minimum of 6 years of quality assurance/quality control experience within food manufacturing operations, of which 2 + years in a leadership role.

Technical Skills

  • Performance Management
  • Regulatory
  • Training & Development
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with ISO 9001, GFSI Quality Systems
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Root Cause Analysis (e.g., FMEA, SWOT, Ishikawa, Fish Bone)
  • Technical / Food Processing automation/ Validations
  • Statistical Data Evaluation
  • Auditing (internal, external)
  • ERP system knowledge
  • Physical/chemical Analysis & IPC control.


  • Motivation /Modelling (Leading by Example)
  • Developing People
  • Monitoring & Measuring
  • Programme and Project Management*
  • Influencing and Impact, including Conflict Management
  • Assertiveness
  • Strategic Thinking & Change Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Judgement & Decision Making
  • Presentation and Facilitation
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Drive for Results
  • Quality & Rule Orientation
  • Teamwork.

Please visit also our new FCP Career Website: www.fcpcareers.com for more information on our company culture!

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level


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