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.

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 processes.



  • 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. Collate reports on hygiene and product swabs
  • 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



  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team with a clear focus on accuracy.
  • Display a can do, problem solving approach.
  • Qualifications; Intermediate Food Hygiene Certification, Elementary HACCP and Auditing qualifications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to successfully deal with multiple priorities, tasks and fluctuating deadlines.


In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discount scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Relocation support
  • Long Service Awards


How to Apply:

    Please email you CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., alternatively you can visit our careers page www.scottishsalmon.com


    Closing Date: 28th May 2019