Quality Manager

Lewis Garner Consulting
Pontefract region - easily accessible from M62 / M18 / A1
35 to 43k plus excellent benefits
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Quality Assurance (QA), Technical
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

New vacancy for a Quality manager based near Pontefract.

35 to 43k plus benefits. 

Retail and Foodservice customer facing - chilled product range.

Managing a team of around 12 QA's, Monday to Friday days (7am to 3pm or therabouts)

Role Responsibility:

Responsible for the Company Technical and Quality management function including production standards, new product development and the hygiene team.

Design, develop and implement quality systems to ensure the site continues to meet and exceed expectations in relation to product safety, legality, authenticity and quality in line with BRC Global Food Standard.

Key Accountability;

·Ensure the day to day management of the Company Technical, NPD, Quality Assurance function and Hygiene has structure, is organised and all direct reports are aware of their roles and responsibilities;  


·Monitor, measure and report on technical issues, ensuring necessary actions taken in a timely manner; ·Manage, monitor and control departmental expenditure in accordance with agreed budget;  


  • Work co-operatively with Departmental Managers to ensure Company policies, procedures and associated standards are maintained to exceptional levels in a safe manner.  Where failings are identified, implement practicable steps, identify root cause and preventative measures;
  • ·Liaise and collaborate with departmental managers to develop GMP initiatives. Ensure any ensuing non-conformances are actioned to minimise and/or prevent re-occurrences; 
  • ·Design, update and implement comprehensive HACCP plans in accordance with BRC requirements and Customer standards, through effective leadership of the HACCP team; 
  • Lead, manage, maintain and support the provision of additional services by ensuring compliance with all BRC and Marine Stewardship Council requirements;  
  • Manage, develop and co-ordinate positive customer technical relationships, inclusive of written and verbal communication and site visit management.                                                                                                                                                    
  • Manage and co-ordinate local authority (EHO & TSO) / technical relationships inclusive of written and verbal communication and site visit management;
  • Ensure adequate facilities and personnel resource are available to maintain a programme of sampling, inspection, testing and sensory assessment of raw material, work in progress and finished products are available, inclusive of packaging materials;
  • Promote Company Food Hygiene and Environmental Policies;
  • Comprehend the business plans for continued growth and interpret details to enhance the reputation of the business. Ensure the plans for the business are fully integrated with the Company’s technical strategy;
  • Observe and promote Company Health and Safety policy and safe working practices at all times;                
  • Carry out other duties within your remit as directed;
  • Adopt ‘best practice’ in accordance with Company processes and procedures and adhere to Company guidelines.



Established in 2002. Food manufacturing recruitment specialists. Multidisciplinary, across permanent, interim & contract positions.

Our core specialist areas are:


Operations General Managers / Factory Managers

Production Managers / Shift Managers

Area Managers / Team Leaders

Production Planners / Supply Chain


Commercial Purchasing Professionals

Marketing Professionals

Category Managers / Category Analysts


Development NPD Managers / NPD Technologists

Process Managers / Process Technologists


Technical Technical Managers

Quality Managers / Quality Auditors

Hygiene Managers

Specification Technologists


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Find Us
07961 044961
Southorpe Court
East Yorkshire
YO25 6YA
United Kingdom

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