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Quality Manager

Jarvis Johnson
£40k - £45k per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Manufacturing

Quality Manager


£40k - £45k per annum, negotiable dependent on experience 


  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Discretional bonus 
  • Free Parking
  • Training and development opportunities

Family-owned Food Business looking for a Quality Manager for their site based in Northamptonshire.  To work closely with the Technical Manager and team to ensure all products are safe, legal, authentic and fulfil quality expectations of customers and consumers.

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

  • Assisting the factory in the preparation and delivery of successful Third-party audits including BRCGS
  • Ensuring the Quality Management System is fully implemented 
  • Continuously improving factory standards and finished product quality with regards GMP and Hygiene, maintaining and updating procedures and Quality Attribute Sheets
  • Investigating and managing the root causes of complaints 
  • Deputising for the Site Technical Manager
  • Developing a HACCP system with clearly defined quality controls for all areas
  • Contributing to supplier review and approval 
  • Ensuring QAs and QCs are effective within their areas, developing their competencies through training and development

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Qualifications and experience in managing Quality within Food Manufacturing 
  • Experience of high-risk or chilled environments (other Food Manufacturing backgrounds may be considered)
  • Significant involvement in site Food Safety Audits 
  • Ability to analyse data and to drive quality improvements
  • A problem solver, confident challenging and influencing behaviours in a fast-paced environment
  • Team management or supervisory experience

The Company:

  • Award-winning Family-owned Food business with focus on ongoing investment and development
  • Dedicated to supporting local suppliers and the wider community   

The working hours are Monday to Friday, ideally 8am – 6pm, with some flexibility. The salary for the role is £40k - £45k per annum, negotiable dependent on experience.

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4847 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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