Quality/Technical Supervisor

Posted 15 November 2023
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock are proud to be working EXCLUSIVELY with our leading Food Manufacturing client based in Belfast, with the appointment of a Quality/Technical Supervisor.

This is a key role within this long-established business renowned for delivering quality products. You will have a people centric approach, be interactive on the floor - driving and building a food safety culture.

What we have to offer:

  • Salary £30-35K doe
  • Working week: Monday to Thursday 7am to 4pm, Friday 7am to 1.45pm
  • 28days holiday

A typical day as Quality/Technical Supervisor:

Management Systems

  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly checks as required by the internal management systems.
  • Retain necessary documents to support the internal management systems.
  • Maintain TTL and product specifications.
  • Ensure the company's systems are updated in line with any legislative / standard updates including the register of legislation.
  • Complete and review H&S risk assessments

Technical support

  • Provide technical support / advice to ensure continuous technical performance improvement.
  • Maintain company specs and ensure they are adhered to (esp. labelling and barcoding)
  • Ensure legal compliance with weights and measures.
  • Complete external audits as required (e.g., suppliers)
  • Manage related contracts - pest control, water testing, laundry, tea pesticide testing, etc
  • Manage company's PRNs.

Product Quality

  • Monitor and improve finished product quality.
  • Conduct HACCP reviews and ensure CCP checks are robust.
  • Carry out investigation into consumer and customer complaints and put preventative actions in place.
  • Responsible for related KPIs and the delivery of these to target


  • Ensure team complete all quality related records - review and sign off as per standards.
  • Attend and contribute to all meetings and represent technical performance and plans.
  • Carry out staff training / briefing, including induction for new employees.

Continuous Improvement

  • Report any quality, environmental or safety NC to the Operations Manager and lead action planning.
  • Manage / facilitate quality, environmental or H&S continuous improvement programs.
  • Identify / manage any NC raised to ensure they are resolved satisfactorily.

Your essential ingredients:

  • Third level qualification in a relevant subject or minimum 3 years' experience working in a Quality Assurance or Management Systems within food manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with BRC and OHSAS18001
  • People centric leadership; strong communications skills
  • Qualified to lead and complete internal audit programs.
  • Self-managing, disciplined with strong organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Desirable Criteria (it would be great if you have these but don't worry if you don't):

  • Experience with ISO14001 and ISO45001
  • Has worked in a company supplying Tesco.
  • Experience in packaging and development of relevant specifications
  • Demonstrate ability to lead change programs.

Get in touch:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Anna now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.