Senior Quality Auditor

Jarvis Johnson
London (Greater)
£28k per annum
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client, a food manufacturer based in NW London, is seeking a Senior Quality Auditor to be responsible for supporting the Production and Operations Teams in complying with customer technical standards and expectations, through coaching and auditing, embedding a ‘right first time’ approach.

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

  • Supervising and coaching the QA teams in food safety and quality standards and requirements
  • Drafting, interpreting and implementing quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Devising sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data
  • Reviewing the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems
  • Planning, conducting and monitoring testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality
  • Documenting internal audits and other quality assurance activities
  • Investigating customer complaints and non-conformance issues
  • Collecting, compiling and analysing statistical quality data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system
  • Developing, recommending and monitoring corrective and preventive actions
  • Preparing reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities
  • Identifying training needs and organising training interventions to meet quality standards
  • Coordinating and supporting on-site audits conducted by external providers and implementing corrective actions
  • Monitoring risk management activities
  • Responsible for document management systems
  • Assuring ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements



Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a Technical / Quality role within Food Manufacturing
  • Ideally HACCP L3 with recognised allergen and auditor qualifications
  • Understanding of Major Retailer codes of practice
  • Experience in root cause analysis methods and tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages, especially Excel
  • Experience supervising and training a Quality / Technical team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organised and good time management
  • Good communication and influencing skills

The Company:

  • Multi-site Food Manufacturer who create and produce their products with values of honesty and simplicity
  • Their heritage drives them but they still focus on looking forwards; their values of Quality, Service, Innovation, People and Passion frame everything they do
  • Keen to be a force in driving the change towards better, more authentic and healthier goods

The salary for this role is £28k and will involve working Monday – Friday Shifts 9am – 5pm, 2pm – 10pm alternate weeks, plus some weekend working.

If this role is of interest, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4577 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


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

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