Quality Supervisor - Poultry processing

Preston Lancashire, North West England
Closing date
9 Nov 2019

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Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Gafoor Limited specialises in the farming, processing and distribution of Red Tractor certified and Halal certified poultry products to Blue chip food manufacturers and wholesale Halal distributors. The manufacturing site is BRC grade AA.

With over 50 years of customer focused experience the company stands today as one of the UK’s long established-reliable poultry processors. The independently owned family business operates from a purpose-built modern plant producing fresh-quality, just-in-time chicken for our customers base. Significant plans are in place for progressive investment in the sites manufacturing capacity.

Gafoor Limited seeking a Quality Supervisor to supervise the daily operations for a busy poultry processing manufacturing site.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, this role is responsible for auditing and promoting compliance with quality and food safety procedures, providing support and guidance to the operational teams where required and ensuring standards are in line with business needs and customer requirements. The role will also involve creation of SOPs and manufacturing records where necessary.

Key Accountabilities

  • Metrics reporting relating to GMP audits
  • Development of food safety culture across site
  • Compliance with site certifications and customer requirements
  • Label checks, metal detection, start-up and ongoing verification on the line
  • Creation and amendment of company quality documentation
  • Train out technical procedures and SOP’s to relevant employees
  • Integrity audits, Glass audits, CCP audits, Traceability audits, Allergen audits, mass balance exercise and all other daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly tasks as per the schedule
  • Logging of non-conformances on the system and monitoring the completion of follow up action
  • Support with complaint investigations
  • Calibrations to include scale, probes, bar code scanner
  • Attendance and interaction during scheduled Technical Meetings
  • To provide support for all visits and external audits where applicable

Person Profile

  • Working knowledge of HACCP, BRC Standards and Food Legislation
  • Good understanding of the food industry and its requirements
  • Food related degree advantageous.
  • CIEH Food Hygiene and CIEH HACCP advantageous
  • Internal auditor qualification advantageous
  • Good communicator with strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Ability to carry out specific tasks with minimum level of supervision


  • Competitive salary
  • Career Progression and Development
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing business

Gafoor specialises in the production, processing, and supply of halal poultry products to both the traditionally halal and mainstream UK markets. With over 45 years of customer focused experience the company stands today as one of the UK’s longest serving halal poultry producers. Distributing both nationally and internationally, we provide halal poultry meat to the retail, wholesale, catering and hospitality industries, as well as Government departments.

Located in the region of Lancashire, the family owned business operates from a modern independent plant, fully committed to providing fresh-quality chicken.

“Our past has been inspirational but our future is full of promise”

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