QA Technologist

Jarvis Johnson
Competitive Salary
Closing date
24 Apr 2021

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Our client, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of first class food products and ingredients, is looking to appoint an office based QA Technologist to co-ordinate all Technical and Quality information.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Overseeing, reviewing, tracking and trending of customer complaints
  • Checking labels and artwork to ensure they meet current legislation
  • Completing internal  and customer format specifications
  • Liaising with suppliers to obtain Technical / Quality information
  • Checking product shelf life and presenting information to the Commercial Department
  • Working on SAP, gaining information about products
  • Dealing with customer queries including supplier certificates, HARA forms, Allergen documents,  customer questionnaires and specific product queries
  • Working with the microbiological database sending certificates of analysis

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Food / Drinks manufacturing industry experience
  • Ideally experience of specifications
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Driving licence required
  • May suit a recent Food Science graduate with placement experience or a QA Auditor looking for a change to an office based Technical / QA role

The Company:

  • Well established business with more than 80 years’ experience
  • Source and supply food products and ingredients for retail, manufacturing and foodservice sectors
  • Broad range of frozen and ambient products
  • BRC Agents and Brokers AA Grade

Hours for the role are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to broaden your skills within the Technical Team of a leading food supplier then this could be the position for you. If interested, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4509 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


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01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom
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