Greencore Group

Quality Assurance Manager

10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Manager to join our team in Bristol. In the role of QA Manager you will lead the QA team to verify that raw material preparation, manufacturing production and product storage comply with food safety, specification and quality standards.

A little about Greencore

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world's largest sandwich producer, we're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. Our site in Bristol is the leading manufacturer of soups and sauces based in Bradley Stoke, Bristol. Find out more at:

What you'll be doing

Working closely with your team, you'll ensure they have the necessary training in place at all times to ensure that they adhere to the correct technical standards at all times, supporting the team to adopt any new processes and procedures to the required level to ensure total compliance.

As QA Manager, you will complete audits and KPI's to monitor the consistency of outputs across the team for compliance purposes, with a focus on promoting safe working environment at all times. You will also be required to investigate customer complaints and any non-conformance raised internally or externally, providing feedback to inform resolution.

A key focus of your role will be the management of your team. You will ensure that you have the correct resources in place and available to guarantee cover across a range of shift patterns. You will understand the value of great communication and make sure your team are fully briefed at all times to ensure they are clearly focused on their key objectives and as individuals, developed to maximise their potential.

Lead and deliver projects to create business effectiveness and cost efficiency.

What you'll need

Previous experience of working within Food Manufacturing is essential, so we'll be looking for you to bring with you prior experience of working within a similar role and experience of leading a team. An accreditation in food safety at level 3 and Health and safety level 2 would be extremely beneficial.

An understanding of internal audit processes, technical KPI's and non-conformance techniques will be required alongside basic allergen awareness and legal labelling practice.

You will be a natural problem solver with a strong attention to detail, with the ability to recognise patterns and use your past experience within similar roles to make logical decisions.

Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core, so if you're interested further developing your future in food, click apply now.