Drinks Co-Packager Technical / Quality Manager

3 days left

Flexible Base (UK and European travel and with 1 or 2 days a week to London HQ)
£40,000 - £50,000 plus package
16 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

This business has grown from strength to strength over the last 12 years to become a market leader within the drinks sector.  At the forefront of product innovation, the business now produces a range of unveils exceptional products supplying the finest UK retailers and restaurants and exporting to over 35 different countries across the world. 

The Supplier Quality Manager will work closely with a number of Co-Packer based in the UK and mainland Europe, building strong relations and ensure the Co-Packers adhere to the business’s set standards and procedures. This will include measuring, assuring, improving and sustaining appropriate levels of Safety, Legality, and Quality standards of external manufactured. 

Key Responsibilities.

  • Drive and support food safety and product quality across all the manufacturing facilities.
  • Ensure a quality assurance culture throughout the site.
  • Identify lead and facilitate product quality improvement initiatives across the manufacturing site.
  • Audit the food safety and quality processes of manufacturing sites and suppliers.
  • Ability to resolve any issues quickly and effectively.
  • To support and help drive continuous development.
  • Developing standard practices, ways of working and processes across product quality assurance.
  • Ensuring adherence to company, CSR, retailer and food safety policies.

Personal Profile.

  • Track record of working in technical and/or quality assurance on the factory floor within FMCG and be a senior quality representative with a breadth of knowledge.
  • Monitors the ongoing performance of contract packers with regards to all quality processes.
  • Great relationship management skills with strong influencing, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Ability to self-manage resource with leadership and management experience and personal accountability for results.
  • Technical knowledge of quality systems/processes legislation with a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent eye for detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and abilities in stakeholder management. 
  • Ability to present information in a rational, structured and concise manner.
  • Educated to Degree level - Science or Engineering background.
  • Experience in FMCG or food/drink quality management and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of principles of HACCP, risk assessment and auditing.


To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable to jamesc@cparecruitment.com or call 020 8203 1000

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