Quality Assurance Assistant

Mowi Scotland

  • Contact: Emma Robertson

Mowi Fish Feed is one of the newest divisions within Mowi. Having started manufacturing in June 2014 in Norway, Mowi Fish Feed quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Mowi Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, nutritious, safe and profitable salmon. 


In May 2019, a second fish feed plant situated in the UK started production. Located at Kyleakin, on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, the plant will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and Norway. 


A new position of Quality Assurance Assistant has arisen within our Quality team at Kyleakin. We are looking for someone who will actively participate in the production of safe, high quality fish feed. You are a passionate individual with a high degree of attention to detail and can deliver consistent results within a dynamic environment.


Key Responsibility & Tasks

Assist with the day-to-day operation of the site laboratories. Support the factory Operational teams with the sampling and testing of feed ingredients and finished fish feed. Follow-up on feed which has failed initial quality checks. In accordance with specified procedures, organise samples for testing at off-site laboratories. Update reports with new test results. Assist with maintaining the labs and test equipment, including running daily checks. Organise laboratory consumables. Manage the retained sample store.



Laboratory experience.
Experience in feed or food manufacturing, or a related business would be desirable but not essential.
Team worker with developed influencing skills.
A systematic worker, with strong attention to detail and fact-based decision making.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Self-starting, with an ability to work at all levels within a company and within a given timeline
Experienced IT user: Microsoft Office, bespoke IT systems (training will be provided).
Fluent English speaker.
Driving licence is desirable.

Mowi Feed offers:

Attractive salary, bonus and pension
Occupational Health Support
Training/Development opportunities
Initial support with accommodation may be offered

The candidate for this position must be able to identify themselves with the corporate values of ‘Trust – Change – Passion – Share’ and contribute to the Mowi vision of “Leading the blue revolution”.


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer.  To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.


If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our website . Please note, we retain the right to close this vacancy or keep it open subject to volume and quality of applications. We would therefore encourage candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.









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