Quality Control Manager

DR Newitt
£37,000 - £42,000
Closing date
10 Nov 2019

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Our client, an industry leading food manufacturer is looking for a Quality Manager for their site in Stirlingshire. Of science/food degree level, you must have a can do attitude and be passionate about what you do. If this sounds like you, get in touch!

The role:

  • Lead and manage the daywork, shift and micro QC teams.
  • The role also involves working in conjunction with departments to provide specification information and testing regimes.
  • NC and RFT provide data and provide resource to resolve.
  • The key deliverables are to ensure that all required product and raw material testing is carried out in line with legal, global and site guidelines.
  • Appropriate levels of interaction with Site SHE, Production, Technical, Maintenance/Services and Process Development groups are necessary.
  • Ensure safe operation across all the areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with all Quality, Food safety/hygiene, Environmental standards and procedures.
  • Ensure all data generated is accurate and promptly reported in the site systems.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of interface.
  • Motivate and inspire all individuals.
  • Ensure testing output meets the requirements of the production schedule and in turn satisfies customer demand.

The candidate:

  • Strong leadership skills are critical as success will be delivered through people engagement and giving appropriate direction to personnel.
  • Organisational skills, good problem solving, balanced decision making, and people motivation.
  • Knowledge of Analytical and Microbiology tests.
  • Experience of continuous improvement techniques e.g. 5S, Kaizen, Lean.
  • Experience in a Food, Drink or Pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Previous experience of using the SAP or similar transactional and planning systems is desirable.
  • Computer literacy with MS suite
  • Recognised degree or higher level educational qualification (BSc, MSc, HNC, HND) in a relevant subject.
  • Food safety /food hygiene and/or H&S qualifications would be beneficial.

What’s on offer:

  • Very attractive salary + benefits.
  • Above standard holiday and pension package.

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

For your perfect job, call or email us

Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 

Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

Email us your CV to register@drnewitt.com


Contact Us
  • 38 Melville Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 7HA
  • GB
  • 0131 226 5060
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