We offer an excellent opportunity to join an established, highly successful Fresh Produce business, in a newly created position due to success and growth, as Quality Manager.
Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will take responsibility for quality and technical within the business, managing a small team, working closely with key retail customers and ensuring full compliance with legislation and industry audit requirements.
The successful individual will be responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the quality of all stock, in particular the fruit category from arrival at the site to despatch, with a focus on all QC / QA related activities for all procured product, effectively working with and managing all related personnel (growers, third party packhouses etc.) to ensure the effective application of product quality processes and procedures. This role will include conducting audits as required and ensuring H&S principles are applied, standards are being met and any non-conformances are fully addressed with corrective action in place.
We are seeking an experienced individual from the Fresh Produce sector, ideally having worked with fruit, with a sound knowledge of quality & technical standards and requirements. This individual will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with all teams, at all levels and ideally having worked with retail customers on a regular basis.
Please call our team to discuss the role of Quality / QA Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration.