Quality Manager

Inplace Recruitment
Atherstone, Warwickshire
£52,540 per annum
01 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Non-Food Quality Manager


£52,540 - rising yearly

Are you an experienced Quality/ Technical professional looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to work for a leading, growing Retailer as a Quality Manager for non-Food/ Hardline categories? If so, this exciting opportunity could be for you!

Our client, a globally recognised Food Retailer, is recruiting for a Quality Manager to join their Corporate Head Office based in Atherstone.

Focusing on non-Food/ Hardlines areas you will be an experienced Senior Technical professional, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a Quality, R&D, Consumer goods manufacture or product Safety field.

The ideal candidate will have a good track record of delivering projects on time and within budget, have excellent verbal and written skills and will have previously demonstrated their ability in a fast-paced, cross-functional/ FMCG environment. Candidates should have previous experience in multiple Hardlines areas and be keen to expand their knowledge further within these product categories.

Responsibilities of the successful Quality Manager:
  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage systems and processes that will improve the safety, quality and consumer satisfaction of all non-food special products sold by our client
  • To ensure all products are safe and comply with current and relevant legislation, conform to guidelines and adhere to our client's policies
  • To coordinate information that assists in improving the decisions of the Buying Department, relating to product quality
  • Develops solutions to improve the collation and efficiency of data processes.
  • Supervise, lead and delegate work to each Quality Assurance Assistant in accordance to meeting project deadlines
  • Liaise with the Buying Team and Technical Consultants on all aspects of Quality assurance
  • Working with a defined Buying team responsible for a managing a diverse range of Hardlines commodity groups, you will be responsible for liaising with Technical Service providers to develop testing requirements to ensure products are compliant to legal requirements
  • Through your team of two direct reports, you will devise and complete relevant testing regimes for new products, in order to help to drive and shape the technical strategy for this product area

The successful Quality Manager must possess:
  • Product Design or Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical) Degree 2:1
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in Quality, R&D, Consumer goods manufacture, product Safety field or a similar field
  • Experience managing teams and 3rd party technical service providers.
  • 5 years length in role for a retail organisation
  • Hardlines/ Non-food experience, knowledge of EU regulations, fit for use testing, management of technical service providers.
  • You will be a strong people manager, a good communicator, and be able to influence all levels within a business
  • You will have an understanding of EU laws and be able to interpret legislation in order to ensure that products are launched that meet safe, legal and defined quality standards
  • Complaint reviews and management

The successful Quality Manager can expect:
  • Competitive salary rising in increments to £76,495 in year 4
  • 5-day/50-hour week working Monday- Friday
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Full training provided
  • Company pension from commencement
  • Private employee medical insurance after 6 months
  • Life assurance
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Long service awards

At Inplace Recruitment we believe it is people that make the business succeed, the right people, expertly placed in the correct positions. We offer a thorough, professional service that is evidenced by our placement success rate.

If you consider yourself to be experienced in any of the following them please apply; Quality Assurance, Food Retail, Quality Management systems, Quality Auditor, QA Technologist, Communication, Manager.

Please note, due to the extensive number of responses we receive, if you have not heard from us within 7 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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