Quality Team Member (12 month FTC)

Jarvis Johnson
circa £32k per annum
Closing date
5 Sep 2022

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

Our client, a dynamic, international business owning both iconic branded and own label food products, is seeking a Quality Team Member for a 12-month FTC for their site based in Suffolk. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all required quality and food safety checks are completed on time and effectively communicated.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Proactive support of the operation teams (including manufacturing, warehousing, and engineering) providing support and advice on any Quality or Food Safety issues
•    Sample collection & analysis of incoming ingredients, ensuring only the finest raw materials are used
•    Working with the Raw Materials Manager to ensure any non-conforming raw materials or packaging is appropriately quarantined and documented 
•    Review and verification of certificates of analysis/certificates of conformance to demonstrate compliance
•    Laboratory calibration, making sure all equipment is working within limits to monitor food safety and quality parameters of the products and raw materials 
•    Internal documentation audits, verifying that all checks and records are completed accurately
•    Organoleptic testing of raw materials & finished products 
•    Specifications administration, transition from paper to electronic system
•    Labelling and packaging checks 
•    Maintenance of Quality & Food Safety databases. Documenting, recording and investigating incidents to establish corrective and preventative actions 
•    Contributing to continuous improvement from a Technical & Quality perspective 

Essential / Desirable Skills include:
•    Previous experience of working in a Quality or Technical role in Food Manufacturing
•    Proactive, confident attitude 
•    Keen to continuously develop and progress both own career and department procedures
•    Team Player
•    Commitment to the highest standards
•    Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
•    Must have basic Excel knowledge

The Company:
•    Highly ambitious FMCG organisation
•    Dynamic, international food manufacturing business, owning both iconic branded and own label products 

This shift-based role attracts a highly competitive salary of C.£32k including shift allowance plus benefits. Shift pattern is Monday to Friday rotating weekly (06.00 – 14.00 and 14.00 – 22.00).  Weekend cover is shared between the team and paid at an enhanced rate.  Weekend hours are not contracted but flexibility to take on some of these shifts would be preferred.

If this role is of interest, then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-T4655 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 enquiries@jarvisjohnson.co.uk 

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email enquiries@jarvisjohnson.co.uk  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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