QA Manager

Quality Assurance Manager – Holbeach


We drive our own success


3s & 2s days
Competitive salary
Bonus scheme 
Private Healthcare


Why join us?


We’re constantly evolving, progressing and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. We believe in fueling ambition and guiding success. In supporting everyone with talent and drive to own what they do, realise their potential and build a brilliant future for themselves at Bakkavor.


What we do.

Our Bakkavor Pizza site based in Holbeach, Lincolnshire make stuffed crust, stone baked – high volume pizzas for customers including Tesco’s, Waitrose, Co-op and Sainsburys.

About the role.


  • Participate and direct QA team to observe 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
  • Assist in delivery of site standards for visits and audits either through direct input, indirect support and / or organisation of QA team activities
  • Coordinate non-conformance findings including actions taken and report to relevant department ensuring completion of any required corrective actions
  • Ensure products and ingredients are evaluated against specification
  • Support the promotion of a quality culture and help to develop the quality management system
  • 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
  • Plan and co-ordinate work of the QA team to meet requirements of the quality management system and the needs of the business


About you.


Ideally you will have a good practical working knowledge of food safety legislation and quality requirements.
A strong QA background is desirable for this role but more importantly you will be energetic, punctual, proactive, and reliable with the ability to lead, guide, and motivate others towards achievement.
HACCP knowledge, a food science qualification or equivalent and experience in the manufacturing industry within a high care / high risk environment will be favourable


What you’ll receive.

As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.

You’ll enjoy:

  • A stakeholder pension scheme
  • Personal accident Insurance
  • Free independent mortgage advice
  • Employee assistance programme
  • A range of voluntary benefits
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Additional life assurance
  • Dental & hospital cash plans
  • Discounted tutoring for children
  • Access to financial learning tools
  • Affordable loans via your salary
  • Proud to be and loyal service awards
  • Plus, a commitment to your wellbeing that includes emotional, physical and financial support services delivered by our fantastic team of wellbeing champions

Proud to be Bakkavor.

We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!


Find out more and apply.





We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,500 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 2,900 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Technical

Holbeach, GB

Date:  13 Apr 2024
Req ID:  19027