QA Supervisor – Bakkavor Desserts Devizes 4 on 4 off Day Shift 6am to 6pm £24,000 to £25,000
Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts) Group Pension (including employer contributions) First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects
Desserts Devizes is part of Bakkavor Group plc, the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. In the UK, Bakkavor has 25 factories which are grouped into four core sectors: Meals, Pizza & Bread, Salads and Desserts. Bakkavor Desserts is based in Devizes, Wiltshire and specialises in making chilled desserts such as tarts, yum yums, doughnuts, pies and pastries. The site employs over 550 people and is one of four factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK.
You will lead and motivate the QA team in monitoring and evaluating product and processing systems and the factory practices, whilst ensuring the agreed standards of quality are achieved and improved upon. This role will take a lead in generating and supporting the quality culture on site.
Your role will include:
To participate and direct QA team to observes 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.
To ensure products and ingredients are evaluated against specification.
To assist in delivery of site standards for visits and audits either through direct input, indirect support and / or organisation of QA team activities
To 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.
With guidance from Line Manager, manage QA activities required to deliver improvement of Technical KPI’s e.g audit of non-conforming processes, complaint investigations, update of swab schedules, GMP audits, glass and plastic audits.
Lead, motivate and inspire QA team to achieve personal development and continuous improvement and to promote a quality culture and help to develop the quality management system on site.
This is a great opportunity to join the team as a Quality Assurance Supervisor. We are ideally looking for someone with strong management experience. We offer first class training, fantastic job security and excellent career progression prospects.