Quality Assurance Supervisors

17 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Rotating Weekly Shift pattern: Monday Friday 6.00am - 2.00pm and 2.00pm - 10.00pm

We have two new exciting opportunities to strengthen the current management structure within our technical team.

The quality supervisors will have the responsibility of leading a team of eight, providing them with support and ensuring the factory and all associated documentation is 'audit ready'.

Key responsibilities:

Leading, motivating and supporting the quality team, focussing on the day to day management of food safety, quality and compliance

Supporting the audit schedule, feeding back on audit preparedness, leading internal audits and communicating findings and corrective actions, including training

Ensure metal detection and weighing equipment usage competency refreshers are completed for the relevant employees including paperwork

Investigating customer complaints, working with the production teams to identify root cause of issues. Support and monitor the implementation of agreed corrective and preventative actions

Investigate packaging and raw material non-conformances which are instigated from supplier negligence

Continued monitoring of hygiene standards throughout the site

Ensure all paperwork related to factory checks is completed by the team daily

Skills, qualifications and experience:

Ideally solid hands on experience of working in FMCG food manufacturing

Degree level qualification in food science (or similar) is preferred or qualified by experience

Previous experience in a quality supervisory role would be preference

Ability to build and develop good relationships with team and other departments

Possessing drive, energy and resilience

Excellent communication and influencing skills

Strong attention to detail

Proactive health and safety is a prerequisite to employment at Karro Foods. All roles have a responsibility to demonstrate commitment to the companies' health and safety goals, and as such it forms an essential component of all job descriptions, at all levels

Benefits include:

Competitive salary

33 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)

Competitive contributory pension

Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked pork products with c. 4,000 employees over 13 sites across the UK and Ireland. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally. We have full production chain visibility and our pork is eaten by millions of consumers every year.

Karro is part of the Eight Fifty Group which with the acquisitions of Youngs and Greenland Seafood is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses, with sites across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and France and sales of circa GBP1.9 billion