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Quality Assurance Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Vacancy Information

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Technical team at Greggs as a Quality Assurance Officer.

We can offer you: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Company Car
  • 21 days (4.2 weeks) annual leave, pro-rated, increasing with service, plus bank holidays and 1 additional floating day
  • Colleague discount, up to 50% off our own-produced products
  • Paid breaks
  • Free hot drinks while on a shift break
  • Profit share: We want everyone to share in the success of the business, so we distribute 10% of our profits to all our employees who have at least 6-month service, or more, each year
  • Share save schemes that let you buy discounted Greggs shares, by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time, to have an even bigger share of our profits
  • Career progression and learning and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme; A free, confidential helpline, offering advice and support with financial, relationship, work-related and wellbeing issues, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Including a mobile app providing a range of wellness content on physical, mental, social, and financial wellbeing
  • Perks and savings, such as digital gift card discounts, online cashback, in-store and online coupons and lifestyle offers
  • A company who cares about our communities; the environment and being a better business! Click here to read about The Greggs Pledge
  • Colleague Networks – internal groups where colleagues and their allies can share their own experiences, offer feedback on the way we do things at Greggs, and provide support to one another

About the role

  • This is a full-time role, however flexibility in this will be considered
  • We know that having a work-life balance is important, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role
  • The base location for this role is Amesbury DC or Enfield DC

What you'll do

As a Quality Assurance Officer, you’ll:

  • Work closely with the QA Manager (Logistics), provide support and deputise in their absence across the 3 standalone logistics sites.
  • Responsible for assisting with the implementation of food safety and quality procedures for day-to-day food manufacturing operations.
  • Provide technical support to the operational and technical teams in relation to food safety, legality and product quality.

  • Complete internal audits and carry out investigations in line with the requirements of the BRC Global Standard and business requirements. To ensure process controls are implemented, maintained and monitored to ensure the food products produced are safe, legal and meet the specified quality criteria.

  • Monitoring and maintenance of product testing requirements, analysis of results and instigation of investigations and corrective action.

  • The role requires the ability to build a strong cross functional relationship, to help lead a team, build capabilities, travel and spend time in the 3 standalone logistics centres.

  • The individual must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be proactive, organised and have good communication skills. Attention to detail is required with the ability to produce management reports and communicate key issues effectively on a regular basis.

About you

We are looking for individuals who have drive, and can demonstrate:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong skills in planning, prioritising, and organising

  • Multi-tasking and working with multiple priorities at pace, delivering results within tight timescales

  • The ability to communicate and influence at all levels

  • The ability to build strong cross functional relationships

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a small team

  • Initiative and the ability to see tasks through to completion

  • Enjoy being part of a hard-working team, sharing the same end goal, and celebrating results together

  • Are supportive of an inclusive culture – recognising and valuing that difference is good

  • Want to develop and are ready to work alongside some great people and have lots of fun on your Greggs journey!

  • Min 2 years food Manufacturing experience
  • Development of teams
  • Application of HACCP systems
  • Implementation of BRC Global Standard and participate in BRC audits
  • Routine / internal auditing
  • Knowledge and application of key technology related to products manufactured within region
  • Document control systems
  • Level 4 Food Hygiene
  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Basic microbiology
  • Internal audit qualification
  • Food safety / food science related HNC/HND (or equivalent)

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us! We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

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