Quality Controller - Cairndow

The Scottish Salmon Company

  • Contact: Kelli Yule
  • Reference: HI03

Quality Controller

Location: Cairndow

Salary: £20,000

Hours: 40 hours per week (Mon – Fri)


Why work with us?


·       £150 million turnover

·       500 + staff (continually growing)

·       We sell to over 26 countries around the world

·       A pioneer in Aquaculture

·       Industry leading training and development framework

·       Sustainability is at the core of all our activities


The Scottish Salmon Company produces Scotland’s Finest Sea Loch Fresh Salmon with Pride and Passion.


With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognizing our commitment to Scotland, our industry and staff.


We are always looking for ambitious and motivated individuals to join our passionate team so if you want to test yourself in a challenging workplace, look no further…


Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a Quality Controller to work as directed by the Quality Coordinator supporting the implementation of the factory QA and QC systems, ensuring that the processing teams are proactively maintaining customer quality standards during production. Highlighting non – conformances as necessary, and working together with processing to resolve and improve.


What does the job entail?


·       Carry out daily QA and QC monitoring activities across the factory.

·       Assist Quality Coordinator in the maintenance and development of the QMS and associated systems to the requirements of customers and certifying authorities.

·       Monitor critical control points within the factory

·       Collect samples or swabs of product and prepare for internal or external analysis

·       Liaise with external laboratory services

·       Support the technical department

·       Carry out FSC audits within the factory, prepare and publish audit reports

·       Maintain, control and store all site technical equipment and chemicals in conjunction with H &S


What are we looking for?


·       Proficient in Microsoft Office packages

·       Team player

·       Ability to problem solve

·       Ability to work under pressure

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines


In return we offer:


·       Competitive salary package

·       Market leading pension scheme

·       Cycle to work scheme

·       Retail discount scheme

·       Employee assistance program

·       Long service awards

·       Relocation support

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