Quality Manager




Technical, Quality, Compliance


£40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Quality Manager
Salary £40,000 pa - £45,000 pa 

A dynamic business supplying to major multiple retailers and operating within a fast-growing sector of the food industry. The Quality Manager appointed will be considered a key member of the site Leadership team within this growing business.

The Role

  • Working Days Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.
  • Support the Site team with Quality, Technical, Auditing and Compliance matters.
  • Apply a ‘hands-on’ approach to the role, leading from the front on the shop-floor.
  • Assist the Technical Manager in instilling a Quality first mantra on the Factory floor.
  • Keep up-to-date with food related legislative changes and assist with there implementation.
  • Investigate and respond to customer complaints and implement measures to prevent recurrence.
  • Ensure site standards and Quality systems are being observed and maintained to prevent product quality issues.
  • Maintain audit compliance, facilitating and support site audits including internal audits, external audits, customer audits, allergen management, COSHH, hygiene.
  • Maintain and develop GMP audits covering Plastic, Glass, Housekeeping, Personnel and PPE.
  • Manage the Allergen and Swabbing system to maintain high standards in hygiene.
  • Act as a Technical link between the business and the customer and liaise with both internal and external contacts.
  • Manage customer technical teams visiting the site alongside the Technical Manager.
  • Ensure tight control of operational processes and the production of finished products in accordance with HACCP to ensure Food Safety and Legal compliance.
  • Support Managers with their day-to-day decisions by providing information relating to compliance, risk assessment and food regulations.
  • Work with other departments on GMP standards and help them interpret legislation and Food Safety matters.

The Person

Applicants should have 2+ years’ Quality management experience gained from working in a Food Manufacturing environment. They should have a higher level Food Hygiene certificate combined with a Food Audit qualification. Ref 3418

This Permanent role is based in Aberdeenshire and offers a Salary of £40,000 pa - £45,000 pa + 25 days Holiday + Christmas Bonus