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QA Supervisor (Nights)

Jarvis Johnson
London (Greater)
up to £30k per annum
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
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 Supervisor (NIGHTS) for their site based in Kent / East London. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of QA Technicians with the main purpose of checking adherence to standards to ensure products meet requirements of food safety and legality. 

Reporting to the Factory Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include: 
•    Managing, motivating and developing a team of Quality Assurance Technicians, coaching and encouraging them to achieve results which meet targets and objectives, whilst supporting the company values
•    Creating a positive environment where team members value each other’s differences and work together effectively
•    Developing the Quality Assurance team, ensuring that they are fully trained and competent to carry out all required duties.  Conducting performance management, investigations and disciplinaries as required
•    Conducting and managing the completion of raw material and finished product related investigations, traceability audits and complaints 
•    Conducting audits as required to investigate reoccurring issues
•    Creating and maintaining required systems and associated procedures / paperwork to ensure compliance with legal and customer requirements for food manufacturing and health, safety, and environment
•    Participating in pre-production trials, trialling of new machinery for food processing, and improving production processes

Essential / Desirable skills include:

•    Previous experience of efficiently managing, motivating, and developing a team is essential
•    Ideally looking for experience in chilled prepared food manufacturing, 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 

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 £30k per annum working 4 on 4 off, on the night shift, 6pm – 6am. 

If you are interested in applying for this role then please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4664 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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