Supplier Quality Manager - 6 month FTC

£42000 - £46000 Per Annum Excellent salary + benefits
13 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Lisa Bird
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Nigel Wright is delighted to be partnering with a market-leading branded and own label snacking business, best known for a portfolio including some of the most iconic British ambient brands.


They are looking to recruit a Vendor Assurance Manager who has a quality mindset and can work with vendors to ensure adherence to legal, customer and company requirements. This is a fixed term contract and will require travel across sites.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with vendors and communicating the standards and requirements for ingredients, ensuring measure are in place for compliance
  • Working with internal stakeholders to manage and perform vendor audits
  • Assess vendors and approve or reject as appropriate
  • Working with internal stakeholders to review vendor performance and drive corrective actions to ensure continuous improvement
  • Manage any complaints received internally, feeding back to the appropriate parties in order to reduce the level of complaints
  • In conjunction with internal stakeholders, drive and implement category strategies
  • Agree raw material and packaging material with vendors and internally
  • Provide overviews of vendor capabilities and areas of improvement, internally to the business
  • Identify and implement initiatives that will encourage product quality improvement


In order to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • BSc/MSc in a Science based field (Food, Microbiology, Science etc)
  • Demonstrable experience in quality management and vendor assurance
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems and legislation relating to food manufacturing

Please note this role will require travel.

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