Shift Quality Manager

Willand, Devon
£Competitive +Benefits
10 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Shift Manager, Willand, Devon

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects

Monday to Friday earlys and lates (5am - 2pm / 3pm - Midnight)

Do you have the four ingredients of success?

  • Make things happen with agility and pace
  • Seek out and thrive on a challenge
  • The desire to lead in the food industry
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

When you join us, you will become part of the UK's largest food manufacturer with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food.

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Shift Manager.

At the heart of this, our UK Poultry division produces a third of all poultry eaten in the UK and represents more than half of the Company's business by sales. The division employs over 7,000 people working in a chilled environment to process poultry products which are then marketed to UK consumers via major retailers.

The Willand factory is located in mid-Devon and was first established in 1898 as an egg packing plant before expanding into the meat trade. Small scale chicken processing started in 1958 which expanded over the next 50 years with the site pioneering the production of poultry for the retail market. The poultry division at Willand was acquired by the Company in January 2008 and by 2013 over 1m birds were being processed here.


As Quality Shift Manager you will be responsible for ensuring operational implementation of all statutory obligations, customer requirements, company policies with respect to food safety and due diligence on the factory floor. You will implement effective procedures to ensure all checks are carried out as required, which will be recorded therefore easily retrievable. This role will be involved in the following areas, food safety, quality management systems, supplier management and team development to name a few. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quality professional to join one of the UK's largest employers and leading supplier of food into the retail industry. You will benefit from ongoing development and genuine opportunities for progression on a national scale.


Can you do it? Yes you can, if you're fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that's created our success. Bring those qualities, with the following and you will have the recipe for success:


  • HACCAP Qualifications
  • Food Safety Level 4 or 5
  • Experience of being a supervisor
  • Experience of working in a Food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of quality standards linked with 2nd and 3rd party standards
  • Good time management
  • Able to problem solve and influence in a fast paced environment

The Company is one of the UK's biggest food manufacturers providing great tasting products to the nation, from chicken to cookies and pizza to pies!

With over 40 sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, you have the opportunity and flexibility to pick your ideal location.

We employ over 23,000 staff, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too.

Knowing that our business is only as good as the people we employ, we ensure that we invest in people like you to enhance skills and professional development.

We want to make YOU the future of our business.

To Apply: Please press the 'Apply' button

Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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