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Quality Analyst, East Kilbride

East Kilbride, United Kingdom Supply Chain 13/05/2022 79506
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Quality Analyst – East Kilbride
Permanent, shift based (days and nights) – 48 hr Annualised Hours (over 7 days)

What you become part of:

East Kilbride Operations produce 20 million raw cases of drinks per year across their 6 production lines - 2 glass bottle, 2 PET bottle (plastic), and 2 pouch lines This is the only site in GB that produces our Appletiser products in glass. There are ~204 employees on site and experience here can lead to excellent career opportunities both in East Kilbride and further afield across other GB sites and Pan-European locations.

What to expect:

In this role you will work as part of our QESH Team, conducting and verifying laboratory and online testing, equipment certification, calibration and metrology as well as being a guardian for Quality on shift for product performance and site standards. Key responsibilities include:

  • Primary contact for Quality on shift conducting Quality Assurance with strength in analytical testing and leading Quality investigations on shift.
  • Conducting analytical, sensory and microbiological testing procedures in a consistent manner
  • Carrying out expert analyses, escalating concerns when necessary to ensure protection of QESH standards, playing a key role in investigation.
  • Monitor and ensure product compliance performance, supporting the operations teams, with both hands on training and troubleshooting on shift.  Conduct administration tasks on Quality monitoring system.
  • Undertaking the calibration programme to assure that key QESH measuring equipment is delivering accurate results
  • Taking pride in upholding the agreed ways of working at the site to ensure the site is a great place to work and follow site safety policies and best practices to ensure safe-working for self and to protect the safety of colleagues to demonstrate zero accident behaviour including site hygiene standards
  • Supporting the delivery in the implementation of site Quality Plan.
  • Supporting the Quality Manager and teams in order to ensure all Quality objectives are achieved, audit actions closed and embrace team working and flexibility in tasks allocated, to support the achievement of team/department/site objectives and own career development
  • Conduct enhanced sensory testing of finished product for site with proactive testing to maintain positive release principles and ensure product conforms to expected standards with involvement in Proficiency testing and ad-hoc testing routines.
  • Driving GMP (including personnel) standards at site, via completing audits, daily monitoring, continual improvement initiatives, personnel interactions as well as supporting with the education within laboratory peers and wider teams. 
  • To write and develop laboratory procedures, conduct training and verification against these within the laboratory, ensuring training records are maintained and presentable.
  • To control the non conformance process on shift, initiating control measures as well as data capture and provide a preliminary investigation to the Quality Manager. Ensure learnings are shared across the shifts.
  • To play a key role in Root Cause Analysis for all blocked stock incidents and out of specification parameters for Blocked stock & Micro, coupled with the implementation of Conditions for Success in Micro.

Skills & Essentials:

  • Experience of working in a FMCG environment essential
  • Practical experience and understanding of Quality Assurance principles with good project management /organisational skills
  • Good working knowledge of systems, in particular Microsoft Office
  • Qualification in HACCP beneficial (level 3 and above)
  • Experience with analytical testing, working to ISO standards essential
  • Eligible to work in the UK


Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. With a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving customers in 29 countries, we make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 600 million people, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® and Capri-Sun®. And we want a workforce as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity. One that enables everyone to be themselves, whatever their background or experience. From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognize we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth.


Job Information:
Location: East Kilbride

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