Transport / Logistics

Quality Manager

£50,000 to £60,000




Principal People are working exclusively on behalf of a well-established distribution organisation who are looking for a Quality Manager to join the business.

You will be based from the company’s main head office location in Kent with occasional visits to other sites within the county and so a full driving licence is essential. You will also hold responsibility for a small team of Quality Assurance Technicians and so having previous team management experience will be beneficial.

Quality Manager – Kent - £50K - £60K + Car – Distribution and Food - 603556

The key duties include:
  • Maintain and develop the companies Quality, Food Safety systems. Ensuring compliance to latest BRC Storage and Distribution standards
  • Facilitate the setting and review of food safety and quality objectives.
  • Develop quality strategies and plans relating to food and product storage and distribution.
  • Develop and implement suitable control measures, investigate, and report non-conformances.
  • Manage and chair HACCP System review meetings.
  • Provide advice on all matters related to quality and food safety management for meeting departmental objectives
  • Conduct internal audits as required
  • Management of serious food safety incidents, customer complaints and corrective actions / preventative measures, manage and respond to customer complaints relating to product & service quality, safety, legality, integrity.
  • Manage and review the quality management system documents.
Why should you apply for the role?
  • You will be working in a well-established, financially stable organisation with continued growth.
  • You will be have the opportunity to coach and mentor a small team of QA technicians
  • You will be working for a fully supportive business with full autonomy on decision making processes within the quality function.
  • The company is continually investing back into the organisation and have recently acquired a number of other businesses.
  • You will be working for company that has a strong staff retention with many long standing members within the organisation.
We would love to see CVs from people who have:
  • Quality based experience within the Food industry
  • Strong experience of working with BRC audits
  • Any experience of distribution/warehousing is beneficial.
  • Experience of managing/mentoring a team
  • Strong engagement and communicative abilities, able to liaise at all levels.
  • A full UK Driving License
If the opportunity is of interest, please apply today!

Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard back within 10 working days unfortunately your application has not been successful.