QA Technician

Jarvis Johnson
£20 - £25k
Closing date
4 Nov 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Oxfordshire, Banbury, Northampton, Bicester
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Our client, a multi-site Food Manufacturer is looking for a QA Technician for their site in Oxfordshire . The incumbent will be a key part of the QA team and flexibility is required as the role will involve rotating day and night shifts (6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am), with some split shifts. The role will be split between the factory and the office roughly in the ratio 70:30

Your primary responsibility will be to take a leading role in day-to-day QA activities and to support the QA Team Leader and Quality Manager by providing quality direction and guidance to the workforce

Responsibilities will include :

  • Ensuring daily compliance with the Quality Management System, Customer Specifications, Legal Requirements and Food Safety standards
  • Actively assisting in audits and VIP visits to maintain SQMS, AIB, BRC, and 3rd Party accreditation
  • Calibration and verification of testing equipment
  • Conducting quality inspections of the finished products, trial samples, reference samples, end of life products
  • Conducting, verifying and leading data analysis and interpretation of scoring sessions including action trackers, corrective action completion
  • Co-ordinating customer complaints and conduct investigations

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Educated to GCSE Level
  • Food /QA related qualification or equivalent
  • HACCP Level 3 Training 
  • Food Safety Level 3 Training
  • Internal Auditor Training
  • Computer Skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SAP, AMIS or relevant laboratory system
  • Substantial experience within a QA role in Food / FMCG is required

The Company:

  • Multi-site, well-established International Food Manufacturer
  • Demonstrates high integrity, a commitment to excellence and a positive attitude in all that they do
  • Results driven, lead by example, communicates openly and honestly
  • Values diversity and fosters long-term relationships
  • Consistently provide products and services that meet or exceed customers’ expectations, through the people and processes that they employ.

If you are someone with QA experience within the Food Industry with an aptitude for problem solving  then this could be the job for you!

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4389 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.

Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Contact Us
  • 70-72 Nottingham Road
  • Mansfield
  • NG18 1BN
  • United Kingdom
  • 01302 366967
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