We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
Bakkavor Pizza is based in Holbeach St Marks, Lincolnshire, and employs over 1,000 employees. It specialises in high volume pizza bakery manufacturing. It is one of five factories that are part of the Bakkavor Pizza & Bread sector in the UK.
A fantastic opportunity has opened up for a QA Manager on a fixed term basis to join the team at our food manufacturing facility in Holbeach, Lincolnshire.
You will be responsible for leading and motivating the QA team in monitoring and evaluating product and processing systems.
Your main accountabilities will include understanding and applying relevant standards (e.g. Microbiology) so that Customer, Bakkavor and Legal requirements are achieved and maintained. Ensure food safety is soundly based on HACCP principles.
You will understand, implement and review quality systems associated with the production of food to the agreed safety and quality standards. Ensure KPI’s are monitored and presented to allow identification of improvement plans. Construct and update internal procedures
You will have involvement in the evaluation of risks prior to the introduction of and establishment of controls of a new process, product or raw material, whilst providing the practical support and drive to promote a Quality Assurance culture.
It is essential that you have HACCP experience, Food science qualification or equivalent and experience in the manufacturing industry – minimum 2 years in a quality management role. You will have experience of working within a high care / high risk environment. Ideally you will have a good practical working knowledge of food safety legislation and quality requirements.
- £44,038 Basic Salary + £1,500 Shift Allowance
- Bonus Scheme 5% rising to10% with continuous service
- Private Healthcare
- Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts)
- Group Pension (including employer contributions)
- First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects