Quality Manager (Fresh Foods / Meat)

Blakemore Fresh Foods
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Quality Manager (Fresh Foods / Meat)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Manager (Meat) based out of Wolverhampton depot, who is passionate about their role in offering excellent service and standards to our customers. We are looking for someone who is motivated, friendly and able to work on their own initiative and able to raise concerns where appropriate.

The key purpose of this role is to promote food safety, legality, quality, and integrity across Blakemore Fresh Foods, and maintain Food Standards Agency and BRC compliance.

Quality Manager (Fresh Foods / Meat)

• To lead the HACCP team, promote and support a culture of food safety.
• To maintain, originate and implement quality management systems for use across the Fresh Foods business
• To maintain Global Standard Food Safety accreditation (BRC) and Food Standards Agency compliance.
• To work proactively with suppliers / customer / Local Authorities and ensure relevant data is captured in a systematic way
• To ensure hygiene standards are monitored subject to continuous improvement.
• To audit established processes and identify root causes of issue – offering solutions along the way.
• To contribute to the site profitability through food safety initiatives
• To work with the shared group technical function to make most efficient use of AFB resource.

Quality Manager (Fresh Foods / Meat) Requirements:

• Experience in meat production is a real advantage.
• You must be familiar with the BRC food standard and able to lead and educate the site team in his process.
• You must be willing to be hands on and as happy in safety shoes as you are in an office environment.
• Previous experience as a Quality Systems or QA manager – this role has a foot in each camp.

What's in it for you?

• Develop your skills and capability in a highly supportive and multi-diverse culture
• Gain hands-on experience in a high volume, fast paced environment.

About A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd:

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned company in the UK. This forward-thinking family-owned business began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now owns 280 SPAR Stores and employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover of £1.1 billion.

Blakemore Fresh Foods is an internationally recognised meat trader and wholesaler and has established trusted and longstanding partnerships with quality meat suppliers and customers in the UK and across the globe.

Location: Fresh Foods Hilton Cross, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV10 7QZ

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Mon to Fri (40hrs p/w)

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Staff Discount, Company Pension Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Additional Holidays, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Cover, Employee Volunteering opportunities

Closing date for applications: 13th August, 2021

You may have experience of the following: HACCP, Quality Manager, QA Manager, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Food Production, Food Manufacturing, Food Safety, Fresh Foods, Retail, FMCG, etc.

Ref: 101 092

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