QC Shift Analyst

Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Haverhill, Suffolk, Sovereign - England, GB, CB9 8LG

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a QC Shift Analyst to join the Flavours Quality team, working a rotating 2 shift pattern (Monday to Thursday: 06:00 until 14:00 or 14:00 until 22:00, Friday's: 06:00 until 11:00 or 11:00 until 16:00).


The successful candidate will perform testing for all raw materials based on the specification and inspection plan developed for each individual product. They will also be responsible for performing detailed chemical analysis of customer samples/non-conformances using laboratory equipment.

Job Requirements



As a QC Shift Analyst, you will be responsible for…


  • Completing a variety of analytical activities (raw material and finished product testing), to ensure analysis meets department agreed KPI’s. Laboratory processes can include: GC-FID, GC-MS, HPLC, Karl Fisher Titration (KF), Uv spectroscopy, Particle size analysis, Steam distillation, Fat extraction, Metrohm autotitrator operation and pH determination)
  • Ensuring that laboratory equipment is maintained in good order to ISO17025 requirements using statistical techniques where applicable.
  • Ensuring that adequate and updated working methods are in place.
  • Maintaining QM (Quality Module) master data (so that materials are tested against the current IFF specification and that CofA’s etc are not blocked).
  • Performing detailed chemical investigations into internal and external non-conformance, including identifying root cause and establishing preventative actions.
  • Detail rework requirements for failures
  • Ensuring that laboratory supplies are adequate


Required Experience 

  • Prior laboratory and chemical analysis experience within a food or related industry


Preferred  Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Science related field (chemistry, biology, food science etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP functionality and IFF customer profiles

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race age or sex. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more…