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Quality Manager

North West England

  • Reference: 387293
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits

  • Location: Cheshire


Nigel Wright are proud to be working with a fast growth food & drink manufacturing business, with the recruitment of a Site Quality Manager. As the business continues to drive a programme of change, there is a need to revamp the Technical Function to ensure it is able to support the business' growth. 


There is a need for the successful candidate to really raise standards within Quality and work cross functionally to ensure that the business meets required objectives, but with a commercial mindset. The business is well invested, and raising quality standards is high on the agenda for the leadership team. This role also requires someone who is able to influence operations, helping them to achieve the importance of raising standards. Without a doubt there is a willingness to learn on site, but there needs to be more direction and a fresh set of eyes. 


In order to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A Quality, Food Science, or Science Degree (or related discipline) is preferable
  • Proven management experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Level 4 HACCP and Food Safety certificates
  • Strong communication skills, a relationship builder who is able to develop cross-functional relationships across the business
  • Good influencing skills, able to motivate others to improve performance
  • A natural desire to spend time on the factory floor, developing operators

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