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Quality Manager

Zest Recruitment
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is a leading player in the food and drink industry, renowned for their commitment to quality, innovation and ensuring their products meet the highest standards. They are seeking a Quality Manager that is motivated by technical excellence and leading a team to make a significant impact in a dynamic environment.

As Quality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance are met across the factory. You will report directly into the Technical Manager assisting with the management of all technical activities across the site. This include maintaining adherence to all accreditation standards, managing the QMS system and leading internal and external audits.

Key Responsibilities:

* Directly oversee the quality team, providing guidance and support to ensure the highest standards are met.
* Lead efforts for continuous improvement throughout the technical function, identifying areas for enhancement and implementing effective solutions.
* Work closely with customers to understand their needs, address concerns, and maintain strong relationships.
* Ensure the Quality Management System (QMS) is regularly updated and in compliance with industry standards.
* Keep policies up to date, particularly regarding non-conformances, HACCP, and supplier approval processes.
* Utilize previous experience working directly with retailers to meet their specific requirements.


* Proven experience in managing and leading a team, demonstrating strong leadership skills.
* Previous experience in a similar role within a quality management capacity.
* Ability to work effectively with customers and stakeholders, maintaining positive relationships.
* While experience with chilled products is desirable, it's not essential. However, proven experience managing and leading a team is a must.
* Familiarity with quality management systems and industry standards.
* Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
* Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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