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Senior Quality Manager

Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd.
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Healthcare, Pension
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Senior Quality Manager


£60-65k + excellent package (inc. Car, Bonus & Healthcare)

Are you a Quality systems specialist?

Know your way around BRC, ISO9001 & 14001?

Want to work for an industry leading business, who deal with some of the world's most recognised brands?

Reed Food & FMCG are partnering with this FMCG superpower to find a Senior Quality Manager - could this be the right role for your next move?

Job Summary:
  • Maintain top quality standards (ISO9001, FSC, PEFC, ISO14001, BRC).
  • Ensure packaging meets food contact regulations.
  • Lead the charge on Integrated Management System for top-tier manufacturing.
  • Be the primary Quality contact for the site.

Key Duties:
  • Handle Quality inquiries as part of the Senior team.
  • Stay updated on regulations and contribute technical knowledge to customer queries.
  • Lead the HARA Plan.
  • Manage Quality Department operations.
  • Conduct internal and external Quality/Hygiene Audits.
  • Oversee the Quality team, ensuring performance is regularly reviewed.
  • Maintain Quality documentation for the Management system.
  • Investigate complaints through root cause analysis.
  • Report findings and solutions to the Management Team.
  • Foster good relationships across departments.
  • Promote a Quality Culture and maintain Quality Control equipment.
  • Oversee daily Quality assurance activities.
  • Compile and report Quality metrics.
  • Seek ways to enhance product consistency and reduce failures.
  • Manage documents of conformity for key customers.
  • Communicate with suppliers, research facilities, and labs.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by Senior Managers.

Performance Goals:
  • Achieve high scores in Quality & Hygiene Audits.
  • Enhance performance in accreditation audits.
  • Streamline processes and reduce Quality Complaints.
  • Cut non-quality costs and improve Customer Satisfaction.
  • Meet monthly European targets.

  • Degree in food chemistry or related field.
  • Experience with food contact materials regulations.
  • Familiarity with migration reports and risk assessment is beneficial.
  • Proficient in English and able to work independently.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in a similar role within a packaging manufacturing business.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

Interpersonal Qualities:
  • Strong work ethic and ability to adapt.
  • Good time management and attention to detail.
  • Open to change and able to handle a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude.

If you're ready to take on this role and drive quality forward, we'd love to hear from you!

Benefits Include: Company car, Pension, Healthcare and Bonus

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Since 1960 Reed has pioneered specialist recruitment, sourcing knowledgeable, skilled professionals for jobs across the UK. 

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