Intake QA Manager

London (Greater)
£28-32k per annum
04 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our Client, a fast paced, high volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the major retailers, is looking for an Intake QA Manager for their site based in Kent. This is a key role within the Technical Team ensuring that a high standard of product safety, legality and quality is maintained in respect of raw materials entering the factory.


Reporting to the Factory Technical Manager, key accountabilities for the role are:

Main purpose of the job


  • To lead a team of intake technicians with the main purpose of checking raw materials to ensure they meet the agreed specifications
  • Recruit, manage, train and motivate a team of Quality Assurance Technicians, coaching and encouraging them to achieve results
  • To liaise with raw material suppliers, raise non-conformances as appropriate and verify corrective/ preventative actions to lead to an overall reduction in raw material related issues
  • Complete complaint investigations and associated reports related to raw material issues
  • Complete periodic trend analysis for any raw material non-conformances/ raw material related complaints.
  • Conduct periodic traceability audits and mass balances back to source
  • Assist Technical Systems/ Purchasing with conducting periodic supplier reviews



Essential skills and experience include:

  • Ability to efficiently manage, motivate and develop a team
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Excellent communication skills as a customer and supplier facing role
  • Great organisational skills, skilled at time management
  • Good standard of written English and Numeracy
  • Ability to generate and interpret statistical data
  • Good IT skills- data entry, report writing (graphs & charts) and photography skills will be required
  • Full UK driving licence

The Company:

  • A well-established multi-site chilled food manufacturer
  • Modern and well invested sites
  • Supplying major retailers across the UK

The hours for this role are 7:00am - 4:00pm (Monday to Friday), some flexibility may be required. 

If you are interested in applying for this role please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4366 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



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