Quality Assurance Team Leader

Location: Isleham, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £27,250 Per Annum


Do you have experience within a QA Team Leader role?

Are you passionate about leading a team and developing a team?

Are you a team player? Do you have good attention to detail?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop?

If your answers are ‘YES, that’s me!’ then please read on ……

We are looking for 2 QA Team Leader’s on our day shift!

At our Production site based in Isleham, Cambridgeshire we are looking for  diligent, self-motivated team player’s who can exceed in their duties to help us retain our position as a leading conventional roots supplier in the UK.

You will join us on a fulltime permanent contract.

Our day shift operates on a Sunday to Wednesday shift pattern arrangement. The shift times are 06:00 – 14:00 (Wednesday) and 06:00-18:00 (Thursday to Saturday).


As a QA Team Leader you will be responsible for the leadership of the QA team, delivering an effective operation on a day-to-day basis. In this role you should ensure that all production and quality procedures are adhered to at all times.

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Work within and use the QMS to ensure product safety, legality, quality and customer specifications are always achieved.
  • Maintain all Specifications (internal and external) are current and available to all relevant teams.
  • Work within and use the QMS to ensure product safety, legality, quality and customer specifications are always achieved.
  • Promote a Food Safety and Quality Culture throughout your team and the wider business.
  • A key member of the HACCP Team, attend and participate in all HACCP meetings.
  • Attend site meetings as required and prepare accordingly. Voice any quality/technical concerns, sharing any relevant information with the technical team.
  • Collate data for KPI’s and trend analysis, investigate and report findings to the technical team.
  • Manage the continuous development of your direct reports and wider team to ensure a succession planning culture.

What we can offer you

  • Weekly performance bonus
  • Refer a family member or friend to join the team and receive £250
  • A safe and friendly working environment
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance of 2 x your salary
  • Medicash Health Cash plan for you and your family
  • Health and financial advice through an employee assistance programme (24/7 GP and counselling assistance!)
  • Long service awards
  • Be part of a fast-growing farming and food business with strong environmental and social values
  • Work independently, but with support from our teams, gaining responsibilities fast!

What we are looking for

  • Minimum of 1 year working in a QA role within a fresh produce environment
  • HACCP Level 1
  • Familiarity of working in a warehousing/production environment
  • Team player

Equal opportunities

Burgess Farms is an equal opportunities employer, which means we’ll consider all suitability qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

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