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QA Lead

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

As part of a leading international food group, this dynamic company supplies the major multiples with a wide range of market leading chilled products. They’re now looking for a dedicated QA Lead to join their thriving team and uphold their high quality standards across their twenty-four hour operation.

The Role

Reporting to the Technical Manager you’ll lead the QA team and be accountable for:

·              Co-ordinating and maintaining quality management systems, measuring site compliance to legislative and customer requirements as well as company manufacturing standards.

·              Managing the QA team to deliver the highest standards, ensuring ongoing certification for quality-based accreditation and excellent customer audit results.

·              Liaising with internal teams to ensure that all necessary systems are updated ahead of product launches and all lines are consistently manufactured of in line with customer specifications.

·              Identifying and delivering quality based improvements for site policies and procedures whilst training and developing your team to achieve best performance on both a team and individual basis.

The Person

We are looking for a motivated Quality Assurance professional educated to degree level with a Food Science or related qualification. You’ll also have a solid background in chilled food manufacturing.

You must have previous QA management experience and a sound understanding of the quality and technical aspects of food production, which includes working knowledge of HACCP, BRC and ISO standards. You’ll also need to have a proven track record of leading a team to achieve outstanding results, and previous experience of implementing new systems would be highly advantageous.

If you are a passionate QA Manager or an experienced QA Supervisor with the drive to succeed then apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 for more information.

Full UK driving licence is required.

Ref: F6291


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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