Quality Improvement Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Improvement Manager who can provide & maintain the systems associated with BRC and all contractual customer requirements.

The successful candidate will facilitate all external customer audits and will manage our quality systems such as CSB and Q Pulse. They will be the HACCP lead on site as well as having responsibility for the quality and food safety throughout the supply chain.

Responsibilities

  • HACCP / QRA (Quality Risk Assessment) lead for site
  • To produce registration documentation for exportation purposes
  • To manage the resolution of quality and food safety issues relating to supply chain issues and incidents and manage emerging food safety issues with suppliers.
  • To identify opportunities for cost saving / time saving / reducing bureaucracy
  • To manage the Systems Technologist, setting priorities, delegating work, conducting appraisals and nurturing development as the role evolves within the company.
  • To manage a small team responsible for maintaining site accreditation e.g. BRC – creating specifications, responding to legislative updates, conducting internal audits
  • To own and manage the audit schedule of suppliers, visiting their sites when required

Experience

  • Lead Auditor Qualification
  • Advanced HACCP
  • BRC lead
  • Relevant HNC/Degree in addition to a minimum of 5 years Quality Management experience, ideally within a factory background
  • A sound working knowledge of Quality Systems, Food Safety and Risk Management tools
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to represent the company at a senior level
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Experience of working with retailers would be desirable

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum

Working hours: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] to arrive to later than Friday 14th December 2018