Group Quality Manager

Jarvis Johnson
South Yorkshire
£55-65k + car
Closing date
30 Aug 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, a well-established, multi-site organisation, seeks a Group Quality & Technical Manger to develop and promote all aspects of Quality and Quality Management Systems throughout the Group, including management of the on-site Laboratory. The successful candidate will be mentored by the current Group Quality & Technical Manager before assuming the role solely during 2020. The role is based in South Yorkshire but flexibility to travel between sites across the UK is crucial.

Primary Purpose of the Role:

  • Ensure the HACCP/ Quality Systems throughout the Group are correctly implemented, monitored and controlled.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, managing external agencies and ensuring product safety/security.
  • Ensure that high levels of productivity, attendance and customer satisfaction are maintained at all times.  

As a key member of the Technical Team, responsibilities for the role will be to :

  • Develop Quality and Quality Systems throughout the Group
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation relating to product safety and legality.
  • Develop and implement relevant GMP and Hygiene Standards throughout the Group.
  • Ensure Quality Audits, including Raw Materials are carried out.
  • Achieve and maintain customer approval and any relevant accreditation standards.
  • Ensure the correct training with regard to Quality is carried out throughout the Group.
  • Originate, standardise and maintain the Group Raw Material, Process Control and Finished Product Specifications in conjunction with the Divisional Teams and Customers.  
  • Ensure non-compliances and customer complaints are correctly investigated and followed up.
  • Liaise with the Raw Material Quality Team with regard to foreign bodies and incoming quality.  

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Technical / Quality Management background in Food or related industry
  • Ability to review and interpret legislation and utilise this to formulate Group Quality procedures to ensure full compliance
  • Ability to liaise with and manage external stakeholders, agencies and accreditors
  • Training will be given in specific product group if required  

If you are currently a Technical Manager looking for progression or are already in a Group Quality role, then this could be the job for you.   If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4381  with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability and outlining why you feel you are ready for this role.

Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Contact Us
  • 70-72 Nottingham Road
  • Mansfield
  • NG18 1BN
  • United Kingdom
  • 01302 366967
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