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Lead Quality Assurance Auditor

Jarvis Johnson
North Wales
£27300 - £29575 p/a + excellent benefits package
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client, a fast paced, high-volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the major retailers, is looking for Lead QA Auditors for their site based in North Wales. The successful candidates will be working either the day OR night shift ensuring all products are manufactured safely and meet or exceed customer specifications.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:
•    Carrying out a taste as you go panel – foods include meat, fish, dairy and alcohol to ensure they meet the approved quality standards
•    Completing initial risk assessments of incidents, investigating and escalating as required
•    Ensuring audits are carried out in line with pre-defined schedule
•    Ensuring all food safety, GMP, legality and quality requirements are adhered to
•    Collecting appropriate product samples as required
•    Taking a proactive approach to identification and investigation of non-conforming product or standards
•    Communicating and providing information to customers and third-party auditors while on site
•    Conducting verification of process controls e.g. environmental swabbing
•    Ensuring all relevant paperwork is available to check process controls, verification of critical pieces of equipment e.g. daily line sheets, scales, probes, metal detectors, checkweighers

Essential / Desirable skills include:
•    NVQ Food Safety Level 2 or equivalent
•    Experience within Quality Assurance in the food sector
•    Good organisational skills and communication skills

The Company:
•    A well-established multi-site chilled food manufacturer
•    Modern and well invested sites
•    Supplying major retailers across the UK

The working hours are either Nights 6pm to 6am OR Days 6am – 6pm on a 4 on, 4 off basis, with a salary of £27300 - £29575 dependent on shift preference, plus an excellent benefits package.

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4810 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


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

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