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Gousto are on a mission to become the UK's favourite way to eat dinner!

We're looking for Quality Assurance Supervisors to join our new site in Grays, Thurrock.

Shift Patterns 4 on 4 off, we're recruiting for both day and night shifts

6am - 6pm (Days)

6pm - 6am (Nights)

What you'll do

Planning and co-ordinating the work of the QA team to meet the requirements of the business will key in our busy environment. You'll be ensuring that all scheduled and ad hoc tasks are completed correctly and in a timely manner; ensure the QA team are kept up to date with all communication as appropriate.

Role overview:
  • Ensure appropriate resource available by supporting QA Manager in managing QA Team rota, holidays and recruitment
  • Support, motivate and inspire QA team to achieve personal development and continuous improvement. Carry out regular QA one to one meetings and scheduled reviews
  • Manage QA activities to deliver improvement of technical KPI's, using support and guidance from QA Manager
  • Participate and direct QA team to observe and audit production processes and GMP standards, ensuring high-quality raw materials are used for the customer boxes and the customer boxes are packed as per agreed systems, reporting findings to managers as appropriate.
  • Assist in delivery of site standards for the GMP audits and visits either through direct input, indirect support and/or organisation of QA team activities
  • Co-ordinate non-conformance findings including actions taken and report to relevant department Managers / Supervisors ensuring completion of any required corrective actions within agreed timescales. Challenge recurring issues, find and recommend permanent solutions (with support of the QA Manager)
  • Ensure clearance and cleardown are correctly carried out by production, support with those processes and ensure all done effectively
  • Work pro-actively with production teams to understand that "visit" standard needs to be maintained each day and owned by the production team; support the promotion of a quality culture
  • Help to develop the Quality Management System, by supporting the Technical System with creating new and updating existing procedures and documents
  • Co-ordinate QA requirements for new raw materials, including shelf life reviews, transit trails and defrost trials (if required)
  • Supervise the Pick Line Quality Controllers, making sure the job is being completed thoroughly, issues are resolved, evolving information capture, and generally driving replenishment and picking performance and OTIF improvement.

Your skills

Previous experience gained within a similar Quality Assurance management role within the Food industry

Auditing experience

Working knowledge of HACCP, BRC and GMP

Ability to work cross-functionally, working in a collaborative way to drive improvement

At Gousto we are constantly looking to evolve our benefits for our people. Employees at Gousto are the key ingredient to our success and growth! Read about our ownership principles and employee benefits here .

This is a really exciting time to join Gousto - we've got big goals for 2021 and beyond!

Sound like the right fit for your palate? Get in touch, we can't wait to hear from you!
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