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Head of Quality

Waltham Abbey
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Head of Quality | Fresh Produce | Hertfordshire
Circa £60k + package

Are you passionate about Quality and keen to drive the quality agenda forward for a well-established family business? If so, we want to hear from you for this fantastic opportunity.

About Our Client
As one of the leading fresh fruit and veg suppliers to the UK foodservice industry, Reynolds Catering Supplies provides more than 3,000 different types of fresh produce and chilled foods from around the world to businesses across the UK.
Reynolds is known for its product quality, reliability, flexibility and exceptional customer service, sourcing seasonal, British produce wherever possible.

About the Job
As Head of Quality, you will report to the Technical Director and work very closely with the Procurement Director, managing the flow of goods through the business and ensuring the customers get the correct quality of product. You will make decisions on product quality and ensure your team is at the forefront of quality standards. You will manage the QA team and the QMS, plus take responsibility for the maintenance of all 3rd Party audits and accreditations, building excellent supplier and customer relationships when required.

The Ideal Candidate
This is a senior role within the business, so you will have a wealth of experience within a Head of role within a fresh produce business. You will have strong management skills and the ability to lead and coach your team. Have an excellent understanding of food legislation, HACCP, Food labelling, QMS, BRC etc. Having good commercial awareness is a given, as well as the ability to manage projects and drive the quality of the business to the next level. It is important you have a flexible approach to work as this is a 7 day a week operation.

Salary and Benefits
This role offers a competitive salary, depending on experience.
Benefits include a car allowance, pension and bonus.
The role will be located on-site.

How to Apply
MorePeople is working exclusively on this exciting and challenging role. We will hold Teams/Zoom interviews wherever possible before presenting our candidate shortlist to the client. We are working with Reynolds as their retained recruiter, therefore any CVs that are sent to them directly will be forwarded to us for review.

If you feel you have the required skills, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role prior to submitting an application, please contact Luan Harrison on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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