Quality & Compliance Manager

DR Newitt
Up to £50K
04 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you looking to work for a successful Food Manufacturer?

My client is a well-established company that has built a strong reputation through a combination of tradition and innovation. Now is an excellent time to join this forward thinking business...


Main purpose:

The core focus of this role is to provide assurance and expertise on all food safety, quality and compliance matters relating to manufacturing standards for the site in accordance with the spirit of the business, ensuring zero harm to consumers and employees.

Main responsibilities:

Manage all food safety and food quality matters to protect our customers and our brand
Lead the site complaint reduction initiatives
Manage compliance with good manufacturing standards
Deliver on all internal, 3rd party and customer audits and strive to achieve the highest possible standards and ensure any action points are closed within the agreed timescale
Manage intake of, and quality of, raw materials, packaging and finished goods including the effective management of non-conforming product
Lead your team with a strong emphasis on line management, training and development
Ensure excellent customer facing relationships are maintained with our own label customers
Support the process of continuous improvement in all areas of the manufacturing operation
Escalate non-routine issues through the crisis management system
Liaise with the wider business regarding audits and documentation to enable the businesses to function as a team compliant to standards and codes of practice
Maintain (as far as practicable) with help from the pest control companies and site Hygiene manager a pest free site
Be aware and raise any concerns over emerging issues within the food industry
To perform any reasonable request as outlined by the Technical manager
To promote a culture of positive safety behaviours within your team, demonstrate strong safety leadership and address unsafe behaviours and working practices to coach the right behaviours.
To deputise for the Technical manager and the Technical Systems Manager when required


Previous experience of management in a food safety/food quality role (essential)
You will have experience of internal, 3rd party audits and customer audits (essential)
You will hold a degree level qualification, preferably in Food Science

Monday – Friday office hours 8.30am – 5.30pm (37.5 hours per week) + pension scheme up to 10%. 

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