Quality Manager

DR Newitt
Dumfries and Galloway Region
Salary commensurate with experience and training level
21 Aug 2019
21 Sep 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a well-known food manufacturing, that specialises in supporting food markets within the UK.

An exciting opportunity has been created for a Quality Manager.

The role

  • Manage a team of site Quality personnel through the Shift Technical Co-ordinators promoting teamwork, staff development and performance review.
  • Ensure ownership of Allergen management, GMP, HACCP, food safety and legality at all levels whilst always driving continuous improvements.
  • Working with the cross functional teams to ensure full compliance with all Company and customer requirements including BRC.
  • Key liaison for Technical activities for internal and external customers.
  • Drive a quality culture, leading by example.
  • Assist in leading the HACCP team, ensuring regular reviews, audits and maintenance of the systems are in place.
  • Lead investigations into customer complaints and queries.
  • Monitor standards of factory hygiene and manufacturing standards through regular audits and inspections.
  • Assist in the management of internal audits and performance review, conducting internal audits as allocated.
  • Assist, and where necessary lead third party and customer audits i.e.: BRC. Preparing and coordinating corrective action close out where applicable (including Root Cause Analysis)

The candidate

  • Level 3 or above in Food Safety and Food Hygiene.
  • Lead Auditor or Internal Auditor qualification.
  • Quality Management training or proven demonstrable experience.
  • In depth understanding of quality control procedures and relevant legal standard
  • Conscientious and flexible manager able to implement and adapt change management.
  • Proven people manager with strong leadership skills.
  • Confident communicator able to deal with personnel at all levels within the business.
  • Competent IT user able to provide data analysis, reports, audits and present performance data.
  • Able to complete confidently customer complaint responses, reports, risk assessments, safety and quality policies, procedures and check sheets.
  • Sound understanding of BRC and Customer COP’s with experience of leading and conducting audits.

What’s on offer?

  • A starting salary of up to £35,000
  • Pension
  • 29 days annual leave
  • Standard working hours are37.5 hours per week, typically 8.00am –  16.00 with a 30 minute lunch break, Monday – Friday.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated professional.  If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your most recent CV to Simon Norris.

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