This is a newly created role reporting into the company technical manager, taking responsibility for the QA and QC teams on an expanding chilled foods site.
The business are a fast growing chilled foods manufacturing company. They have grown significantly in recent years and will continue to grow so experience around change management and driving a culture of excellence is important. You will need to have a track record of upskilling your team and cross functionally driving a quality culture on site.
You will be responsible for maintaining the quality systems on site, ensuring compliance to BRC standards as well as deputising for the technical manager where required. You will line manage both QC and QA teams, coaching and developing them to consistently high levels of performance. You will also take a lead around customer complaints, non-conformances and audits.
You will have a track record as a quality manager or quality supervisor in a food manufacturing company, ideally high risk chilled foods.
HND/Bsc/Msc in Food Science/Food technology/Nutrition/Microbiology
Have people management experience.
Be able to work in an SME environment and be hands on where necessary.
Future potential to develop into the technical manager position.
£32,000-£35,000 plus pension