QA Technician (Night shift)

Jarvis Johnson
London (Greater)
up to £22k per annum
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client, a fast paced, high-volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the Major Retailers, is looking for a QA Technician (Night shift) for their site based in Kent / Greater London. The successful candidate will ensure that all necessary HACCP & Pre-requisite checks are carried out to meet Food Safety, Quality & Legal Standards, ensuring that non-conformances are identified and reported promptly with corrective actions applied in a timely manner 

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

•    Performing verification / calibration checks e.g. temperature probes & scales
•    Completing GMP, fabrication and hygiene audits 
•    Completing glass / hard plastic audits
•    Conducting laboratory swabs, testing and sampling
•    Conducting chemical concentration checks
•    Deputising for factory and intake QAs as and when required
•    Reporting non-conformances through the correct channels to ensure prompt action
•    Liaising with other departments e.g. production, engineering to ensure correct & accurate flow of materials to the agreed quality standard

Essential / Desirable skills include:

•    Experience in a Quality / Technical role within Food Manufacturing
•    Excellent organisational skills, skilled at time management
•    Good standard of written English and Numeracy
•    Excellent communication skills 
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Good IT skills - Microsoft office, intermediate level Excel and Word

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 £22k per annum working 4 on 4 off, on the NIGHT shift, 7pm – 7am. 
If you are interested in applying for this role then please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4663 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


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

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