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QA Technologist

Jarvis Johnson
up to £30k per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client, a family run food manufacturer based in Leicestershire, is looking for a QA Technologist.  Working closely with the Technical Manager, the role will encompass a wide range of technical duties from supplier approval to factory audits and finished product.

Responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Maintaining the Supplier Approval Matrix
  • Creating and updating factory paperwork
  • Writing product specifications
  • Checking product packaging and creating new product labels
  • Arranging and conducting taste panels
  • Conducting traceability exercises
  • Completing GMP, Glass and Hard Plastic Audits
  • Helping to maintain the Quality Management System in line with the SALSA standard
  • Aiding the Technical Manager and making technical decisions in the Technical Manager’s absence
  • Working with other departments including procurement, production and sales

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a Technical / Quality role within Food Manufacturing
  • A proactive work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of HACCP, GMP, Food Safety and Food Hygiene
  • Driving licence and own transport
  • Able to work well within a team, as well as independently



The Company:

  • Well established family run multi-site food manufacturer
  • Award winning recipes, delivering product excellence and innovation
  • Opportunities to develop knowledge across all areas



The salary for the role is up to £30k, and the working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4587 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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