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- £45,000
Location: HarrogateYorkshire & the Humber
Our Reference: MV8392
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Key Details

Our client is a Harrogate super brand who produce a globally recognised product within the FMCG industry. Their award-winning and distinctive product is manufactured on their Harrogate site and distributed to premium brands across the UK and beyond. As a result of their impressive international recognition, they now have plans to further increase their manufacturing capabilities and as such are searching for a Quality Manager to join their talented team.

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Quality Manager

We’re searching for a Quality Manager with demonstrable experience in Quality Assurance and food manufacturing to lead a dedicated team within a global manufacturer based in Harrogate.

Key Benefits:

  • Up to £45,000 pa, Dependent on Experience
  • Harrogate Based – Must be with commutable distance
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Private Medical Insurance – After 6 months
  • Death in Service (4x Salary)

The Role

Working autonomously under the Quality & Food Safety Manager, the successful candidate will oversee the quality assurance of all products and packaging. You will manage, coach and develop a team of QA Technicians; ensure compliance with HACCP, food safety and legal requirements; manage the microbiological lab, and maintain and continuously improve all food safety and quality systems, ensuring the facility meets FSSC 22000 standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with operational teams to ensure a consistent and high standard of production.
  • Resolving non-conformances and food safety risks efficiently and effectively.
  • Manage and develop the quality manual, acting as HACCP deputy team leader.
  • Develop and maintain internal technical KPI reports.
  • Oversee the quality function to uphold the FSSC 22000 GFSI standard.
  • Ensure all product testing schedules are met.
  • Manage calibration and maintenance programs for lab equipment.
  • Lead the product control positive release system.
  • Develop and mentor Quality Assurance Technicians.
  • Provide technical expertise and stand in for the QFS Manager when needed.
  • Proactively lead and champion a culture of quality and food safety.
  • Ensure the site is set for audits and managing the internal audit team throughout this process.

Key Skills:

  • 3+ years Quality Management experience in food manufacturing
  • Degree in Food Quality, Chemistry or Microbiology or similar
  • HACCP, Food Safety and a recognised auditing qualification
  • Working knowledge of GFSI standards
  • Prior experience in chemical and microbiological laboratory management
  • Proven track record in training and developing Quality Assurance Technicians.

If you feel you are suitable, please apply today by submitting your CV to Alternatively, to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Jonny McPartland directly on 07375 675 049 / 0113 332 0678.

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