Technical, Quality, Compliance
£35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
Kent / Surrey
A well-respected food manufacturer, operating from a highly profitable site. This business has invested heavily in their modern well-equipped factory and are enjoying exponential sales growth. They manufacture a diverse range of products and now seek a Quality Manager in what is a key role for the business.
Monday to Friday – Days
The Quality Manager will sit on the management team and will add their influence to decisions affecting business strategy and profitability. They will be given a great deal of autonomy to manage the Quality Department consisting of QA, Technical, Sampling, and Laboratory. The Quality Manager will sit on management review meetings and chair KPI review meetings for the Quality team. They will manage investigations relating to Quality, Safety, Non-Conformance and Legality.
The jobholder must have an excellent understanding of BRC, HACCP, and GMP and will provide support concerning a full range of Quality issues. They will work closely with Production/Operations concerning positive release checks, raw material and finished product quality, compliance and site Audits. There will be a further requirement to drive and coordinate Continuous Improvement activities and promote a Food Safety Culture.
Applicants will be well-versed in managing BRC audits, Retailer audits and associated codes of practice. The Quality Manager will also develop and train their team, manage and improve the company Quality Management Systems and procedures.
The position reports to the Technical Director and represents an outstanding opportunity to join a leading company at a flagship site. Management expertise is vital, and applicants must have a demonstrable track-record in managing and developing a high performing Quality team within a food manufacturing environment.
The business offers job security and a long-term perspective. The environment is demanding but fun. Staff turnover is extremely low and success is rewarded. If you feel you would enjoy the challenge of leading a Quality team within a fast-moving environment, then we would like to hear from you. Ref: 3200
Salary £35k-£40k pa + Benefits
This role is commutable from Kent, Surrey and East Sussex