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Assistant Quality Manager

Zest Recruitment
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Role - Assistant Quality Manager
Location - Manchester

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Assistant Quality Manager to join our client's dynamic team in the food and drink industry. In this crucial role, you will bridge the gap between the Quality Manager and the Quality Assurance (QA) team, ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance are met. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated professional to take on a pivotal position within the quality team.

Key Responsibilities:

-Act as the main point of contact for quality-related issues in the absence of the Quality Manager, making important decisions as needed.
-Ensure the site is always audit-ready and compliant with industry standards.
-Manage and lead a small team of Quality Assurance professionals.
-Support and participate in HACCP team meetings.
-Lead technical audits and assist the Quality Manager during external audits.
-Maintain a thorough understanding of BRC and HACCP standards, ensuring all practices are in alignment.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to promote a culture of continuous improvement and high-quality standards.

-Proven experience in a similar role within the food and drink industry.
-Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team effectively.
-Previous exposure to BRC and HACCP standards is essential.
-Strong decision-making skills and the ability to act autonomously when necessary.
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Salary - £35,000-£40,000

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar position within food production. If you feel this exceptional opportunity is for you and you meet the above criteria, then click apply and send us an updated copy of your CV - alternatively you can send through your C.V to or phone 01780 483 999.

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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