QA Intake Supervisor

Jarvis Johnson
Kent / East London
Up to £24,750 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2021

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Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our Client, a fast paced, high volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the Major Retailers, is looking for a QA Intake Supervisor for their site based in Kent / East London. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of Intake Technicians with the main purpose of checking raw materials to ensure they meet the agreed specifications, ensuring that a high standard of product safety, legality and quality is maintained.

Reporting to the QA Lead, key accountabilities will be to:

  • Manage, motivate and develop a team of Quality Assurance Technicians, coaching and encouraging them to achieve results which meet targets and objectives, whilst supporting the company values
  • 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, traceabilities and associated reports related to raw material issues
  • Conduct supplier visits/ audits as required to investigate reoccurring issues
  • Assist Technical Services / Purchasing with conducting periodic supplier reviews
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement within the current raw materials base
  • Support new raw material approval against proposed specification
  • Create and maintain required systems and associated procedures/ paperwork to ensure compliance with legal and customer requirements for packaging/ raw materials
  • Collate and verify supplier’s allergen/ segregation controls, auditing if further information is required

Skills and experience include:

  • Ideally looking for experience in a chilled prepared food manufacturer or with other complex food products
  • Excellent communication skills, ideally in 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
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good IT skills- data entry, report writing (graphs & charts) and photography
  • Ability to efficiently manage, motivate and develop a team

The Company:

  • A well-established multi-site chilled food manufacturer
  • Modern and well invested site
  • Supplying Major Retailers across the UK

The role offers a salary of up to £24,750 per annum working 4 on 4 off, Days, 6am – 6pm.

If you are interested in applying for this role then please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4541 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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