Dalehead Foods

Quality Assurance Manager

Location
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Quality Assurance Manager

Location: Spalding

Salary: Competitive

Modern Dalehead – Fresh Thinking!

Dalehead is a division of Tulip Ltd, one of the largest meat processors in the UK. We operate five sites across the UK, supplying Waitrose with over 400 products, including fresh pork, bacon, sausage, cooked meats, lamb and added value products. Dalehead as a business boasts an impressive integrated supply chain, producing outdoor bred, free range organic food products for Waitrose. We are investing in innovation and are currently looking for talented people to join us on our journey to deliver our strategic plans. If you have a passion for the food industry and are looking for a great company to work for, then read on!

We are investing in innovation and are currently looking for talented people to join us on our journey to deliver our strategic plans. If you have a passion for the food industry and are looking for a great company to work for, then read on!

Due to growth within the team, a vacancy has arisen for a Quality Assurance Manager based at our Spalding site. Reporting to the Technical Manager.

Acting as an inspiring ambassador for the business you will ensure that the Technical team meet the highest quality standards for the site and the customer. As part of our management team you will drive continual improvement both within the Technical team but also across all departments looking for ways to implement the Dalehead values.

The position will manage the day to day running of the QA team, including responding to Customer Complaints driving the internal audit schedule and being heavily involved in external audits. As a key supplier of higher welfare pork to all the major retailers’ welfare is also a big part of the job alongside the quality and food safety aspects. Working closely with the Technical Manager and Technical Systems Manager to develop a best in class Quality Management system and with the TS Manager provide mentoring and support to the teams apprentice,

People Are Our Difference!

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in a related field plus relevant category experience within a FMCG environment. You will have strong data interpretation and analytical skills and be able to communicate complex data to internal and external stakeholders. You must be able to effectively influence colleagues and customers like and be a key team player. Good market/product/category awareness is a must as are excellent IT skills.  

We value our workforce and are fully committed to developing our people and allowing them to show their full potential. If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.