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Quality Assurance Supervisor

£33,000-£38,000 per annum
Closing date
13 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Quality Assurance Supervisor – Aston

We drive our own success.
4 on 4 off days - Occasional nights maybe required
£33,000-£38,000 per annum
Highly competitive reward package including life insurance, staff shop, MyBargains discount platform  

Why join us?
We’re constantly evolving, progressing, and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. We believe in fueling ambition and guiding success. In supporting everyone with talent and drive to own what they do, realize their potential, and build a brilliant future for themselves at Bakkavor.
What we do.
Our Bakkavor Bread site based in Aston, Cheshire make specialty hand-crafted flatbreads, baguettes, doughballs and ciabattas for customers including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsburys, Waitrose and our own Pizza Express brand.

About the role.

  • Participate and direct QA team to observe and audit production processes and GMP, ensuring products are made to specification and within customer codes of practice and Bakkavor standards, reporting findings to managers as appropriate
  • Assist in delivery of site standards for visits and audits either through direct input, indirect support and / or organisation of QA team activities
  • Coordinate non-conformance findings including actions taken and report to relevant department ensuring completion of any required corrective actions
  • Ensure products and ingredients are evaluated against specification
  • Support the promotion of a quality culture and help to develop the quality management system
  • Coordinate QA requirements for product launches e.g. update of required documentation / systems, liaison with Process team / line support to ensure product is manufactured to correct standard
  • Plan and co-ordinate work of the QA team to meet requirements of the quality management system and the needs of the business

About you.
Ideally you will have a good practical working knowledge of food safety legislation and quality requirements.
A strong QA background is desirable for this role but more importantly you will be energetic, punctual, proactive, and reliable with the ability to lead, guide, and motivate others towards achievement.
HACCP knowledge, a food science qualification or equivalent and experience in the manufacturing industry will be favourable

What you’ll receive.
As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.

You’ll enjoy:

  • A stakeholder pension scheme
  • Personal accident Insurance
  • Free independent mortgage advice
  • Employee assistance programme
  • A range of voluntary benefits
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Additional life assurance
  • Dental & hospital cash plans
  • Discounted tutoring for children
  • Access to financial learning tools
  • Affordable loans via your salary
  • Proud to be and loyal service awards
  • Plus, a commitment to your wellbeing that includes emotional, physical and financial support services delivered by our fantastic team of wellbeing champions

Proud to be Bakkavor.
We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!

Find out more and apply.


We’re the biggest name you’ve never heard of. You’ve probably eaten our food. You just didn’t realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and breads for Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose in the UK. In the US our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret.

We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas and we’re ready for more people to join us who share our passion for quality.


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