Quality Assurance Coordinator (WJFRP81563)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- E Riding of Yorkshire -- Hull

Job Type

12 November 2019

Closing date
10 Dec 2019 23:59

Quality Assurance Coordinator, Hull

In this integral role you will report directly to the Quality Manager and be responsible for ensuring that product quality is thoroughly assessed. You will contribute towards following quality & safety procedures and add value to the business through adhering to the Jacksons Quality Standards, legal requirements and customer expectations.

Key Areas of Responsibility Include:

  • Alerting management to failures or potential failures in relation to legislation, systems, process or procedures and or product. These may include food safety, product quality or training issues.
  • Owning the internal foreign body and hold systems generated by the shift QA team to ensure that agreed corrective action or preventative action is taken, monitored, trended and archived.
  • Owning the lab schedule collection system to ensure required lab samples and swabs are collected by the shift QA team in order to adhere to BRC standard.
  • Carrying out routine testing and monitoring of raw materials and process parameters to aid consistency in product quality and safety.
  • Carrying out routine texture analysis, regularly trending the data and reviewing with the Quality Manager.
  • Liaising with the process and innovations team to carry out the necessary trial texture analysis.
  • Carrying out the weekly schedule of QA checks.
  • Supporting the Quality Manager on project work where required.
  • Leading regular taste panels on product for quality assessment, trending the data and working to continuously improve the effectiveness of taste panels.
  • Providing holiday cover for the shift QA team where necessary.
  • Being aware of and advising where appropriate on Health & Safety matters.

About You

You will need to uphold the values and cultural aspirations of the business and be passionate about product quality. You will work dynamically and form strong proactive working relationships across management other colleagues, and be able to work independently and schedule and organise yourself effectively. You will have a good understanding of Food safety legislation and best practices, displaying knowledge of HACCP. P.C literacy is essential; you should be proficient in all Microsoft programs and be able to effectively trend data.

Why Jacksons?

Jacksons is part of William Jackson Food Group, a sixth-generation family business founded by William Jackson when he opened his first shop in Hull in September 1851. Today we have a portfolio of five food businesses in distinct, yet complimentary market areas, employing over 2,000 people. We also have a pub!

We have occupied the current site in Hull since 1907 and we now have 3 bread plants in our main bakery. We recently developed a second bakery, also at our site in Hull, which specialises in premium quality roll, wrap and ciabatta production.

We specialise in the supply of bread and other carriers to the sandwich manufacturers, foodservice and export channels, and in 2012 we launched our consumer facing brand “Jackson’s Yorkshire’s Champion”.

We’ve recently built a brand-new site in Corby, Northamptonshire – one of the largest investments our Group has ever made – and this will allow us to realise our ambition of being the best at what we do.

2019 is an exciting time to join us!

Please note we reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date of 10th December 2019. As such, we advise you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.  

Contact information

Alicia Woodward