Bradgate Bakery, part of the highly respected Samworth Brothers group, one of Leicestershire’s biggest food manufacturing companies, has a QA Manager career opportunity to join our expanding Beaumont Leys bakery in Leicester. We offer a competitive salary with yearly pay reviews and an extensive benefits package, as well as an excellent work life balance. Our working environment is supportive and encourages our people to develop and gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential.
Bradgate Bakery is a fast paced, highly reputable family business that is heavily expanding and continually evolving. We produce sandwiches, wraps, prepared salads, pasta pots, stir-fry and sauces, grain pouches and many other chilled foods for a leading UK retailer. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and with over 1500 employees, we are a major employer in Leicester. Continuous investment in our people and our facilities has enabled our business to grow into one of the UK's largest sandwich manufacturers with an enviable reputation for quality, consistency and innovation in a fast-moving market.
QA Manager - the Role
The successful QA Manager will play a critical role within maintaining Bradgate Bakery’s admirable food quality record. Reporting to the Site Technical Manager, the role will focus on the management and co-ordination of all QA activities on the day shift. You will be responsible for ensuring maintenance and continual development of technical systems within the Bakery. You will be accountable for managing Internal Audit System, GMP Audits and troubleshooting audits within the Bakery by working closely with the Technical, Development and Production departments.
QA Manager - the Successful Individual
To be successful in the role, you will have the following required skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications;
- A strong technical background, with experience in a similar role, you will bring energy and innovation to this challenging role
- A sound understanding of Microbiology, HACCP and traceability
- Educated to degree level in a natural science related subject or an Advanced Food Hygiene qualification
- Computer literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
- Successful management experience, with the ability to lead and coach a team. You will have a proactive and professional management style dedicated to achieving results and continuous improvement
QA Manager - The Rewards
It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with a competitive annual salary, retirements saving plan, non contractual; profit share, private health care, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.
This is a fantastic career opportunity – you will be joining an award winning, fast paced, highly reputable 4th generation family business that is expanding and continually evolving. Interested? Email your up–to-date CV today.