European Quality Manager - Food

Location
Merseyside
Salary
£60000 - £65000 per annum + +Additional benefits
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
01 Jan 2019
Ref
GG/4286
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

European Quality Manager - Food

£60k-£65k + Benefits

Merseyside

Job Reference: GG/4286

Are you an outstanding communicator? Are you a Quality Manager in the Food Industry with responsibility for Quality across multiple sites?

If so, this could be the perfect role for you.

The Company:

A global leader in their sector, they are a values-driven business with a proud 100-year history.

The Role:

  • To support European manufacturing plants in coordinating Quality Strategy, policies and practices to ensure both factory compliance, and the translation of customer quality requirements into local policy activities
  • To be a liaison point between the Plant quality teams, central quality teams and commercial teams

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement a working Quality Program in order to deliver products against all food safety and required customer standards. Ensure compliant and efficient documentation to provide a strong aligned EU Quality Framework
  • Support the SQT Lead to align with Eu sites and in cross functional project work
  • Develops and supports the Q Processes and Systems in SAP Q Module
  • Owner / Team Leader for Q lead strategic projects
  • Ensure a working customer complaint procedure and establish a continuous improvement way of working, facilitating complaints reduction plans across all sites
  • Responsible for the facilitation of RSPO, UTZ and ethical programs and co-ordination of Q Sustainability Activities within CSM EU.
  • Ensure regular reporting (Quality KPI) to relevant stakeholders in order to measure focus improvement areas
  • Support a country or European crisis team; provides a standard approach and way of working.
  • Manages specific incidents; contribute to solutions and evaluate in order to improve systems, procedures and standards.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Expertise in quality systems and process technology
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in the food industry in Quality role at multi-site level
  • Expertise in various types of management systems specific to the food industry
  • An understanding of customer needs in various countries and channels
  • Excellent problem solving-skills (an ability to see common denominators, see through complexity and bring simplicity to issues)
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong influencing skills in a complex matrix organization


Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV with GG/4286 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.

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