Quality Control Executive

In this role, you will be part of the Quality Control team and you will be responsible in assisting in the administration duties of the quality control procedure.  Full on-the-job training will be provided, with the expectation to grow into the role and receive more autonomy as the role progresses.

Job Summary:

As the Quality Control Executive, you will initially assist but with the aim to have complete responsibility for the administration process of the quality control checking procedure.  You will be able to work in a fast-paced environment by meeting all client and internal deadlines.  You will grow in knowledge and will be able to advise other staff members within the studio on applicable guidelines.

The Company:

Tjarks and Tjarks has 30 years-experience of designing and producing brands that win at the retail shelf.  Our clients trust us time and again, over decades, to lead them through the changing dynamics of the shopper world and to design packaging that ensures their brands are picked first. We deliver our 360 design to artwork philosophy efficiently, faithfully and accurately, across the globe.  We create and produce as one seamless, joined up team of experts, all under one roof.

Overall Responsibility:

  • To assist and grow into the role in order to be responsible for the complete administration of the quality control checking procedure including:
    -External client checks
    -Admin and filing related to external checks
    -Check designs and artworks for compliance with existing (brand) guidelines
    -First stage artwork checks
    -Any other quality control related tasks
    To learn the detailed knowledge and grow to be able to advise and train other members of staff within the studio on the content of the following guidelines: Barcodes & QR-Codes, Nutrition and Fish- and Meat Sustainability.
  • To learn the knowledge and grow to be able to advise other members of staff within the studio on the content of the following other guidelines and rules: Allergens, Food Labelling rules, industry standard logos such as Marine Stewardship Council, Fairtrade and Vegetarian logos, and all private brands.
  • To be accountable for checking all design, text, layout and colour aspects within artworks against our brand guidelines for all types of German and multi-lingual language food and non-food packaging
  • Confirm the precision and accuracy of work at first stage by ensuring that all jobs comply with existing brand guidelines; checking against all aspects of the design, layout, font and colours.
  • Feedback to internal account managers and artworkers on all aspects of the design and concisely advise on any required amendments.
  • Converse with clients efficiently and politely by email or phone and provide written reports for external checking tasks.
  • In time, to be familiar and advise clients on costs for our services, if required.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to at least Degree level qualification
  • Creative/branding industry experience is advantageous
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Experience in MS Office packages (Outlook/Word/Excel)
  • You will be able to balance and own your own workload


  • Conscientious, reliable, good attendance and timekeeping standards
  • Excellent attention to detail and works with precision
  • Effective project manager, able to manage workload
  • Honest, trustworthy, and able to work unsupervised
  • Demonstrates initiative, is creative and contributes ideas
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving without cutting corners
  • Friendly, approachable, respectful and a positive team player
  • Flexible, adaptable, calm whilst working under pressure
  • Professional with excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, takes ownership of daily tasks with a can-do attitude
  • Must be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business

Job Description – the job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the business and role develop.  The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the company need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

 Equal Opportunities – as a company, we adhere to and promote equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of any characteristic as protected by law.

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 Application – we welcome direct applications either in response to one of our advertised vacancies or on a speculative basis. Please email your CV and covering letter to careers@tjarksandtjarks.com. Due to the volume of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

 No search firms/agencies please.