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Quality Assurance Technician

Jarvis Johnson
up to £25k per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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

Our client, a family-owned food manufacturer, is looking for a Quality Assurance Technician for their site based in Nottinghamshire.  The successful candidate will be supporting the technical and production teams ensuring all quality requirements are adhered to and maintained.


Reporting to the Group Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Auditing of people, products, systems, procedures, and documentation to identify areas of (possible) non-compliance and ensure the necessary corrective action is taken Completing scheduled tasks and audits, such as GMP, GHP Maintaining calibration of all critical site equipment Maintaining quality related records in an orderly manner to allow efficient filing, retrieval, and archiving Isolating suspect finished goods for decision on disposition, based on risk assessment Carrying out customer/consumer complaint investigations Auditing of quality procedures during production Maintaining the Non-Conformance system, carrying out monthly trend analysis Maintaining hygiene standards by following cleaning schedules and keeping work areas clean and tidy by adopting ‘Clean As You Go’ principles Maintaining food safety related audits e.g., glass and Perspex / hard plastic, personal hygiene at the prescribed frequency Carrying out traceability exercises as per procedure Conducting projects as directed Adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures Supporting customer visits & audits Completing routine tasks as per schedule i.e. swabbing, air plates and product sampling in line with schedules, sending to lab and investigating OOS results Providing CoA and CoC for products made on site



Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a similar QA role or a Food Science / Technology qualification
  • Reliability is a must!
  • High attention to detail to ensure quality standards are met
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced food production environment
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Ideally degree level (or equivalent) in Food/Dairy science
  • Advanced level HACCP
  • Advanced Food Hygiene
  • Strong time keeping skills
  • A driving licence and own vehicle is preferred due to the location of the site



The Company:

  • Family-owned business Diverse range of products and food ingredients Modern, well-invested manufacturing facility Award winning products



The working hours are Monday to Friday, 6am – 2pm with flexibility to meet the needs of the business, some days could possibly work 8am to 4pm.  The salary for the role is circa £25k per annum.


If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4642 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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