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Quality Systems Manager

JS Recruitment UK



£50000/annum + generous benefits


Posted: 12/06/2024

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Opportunity to join a dynamic FMCG business in the role of Quality Systems Manager!

We are delighted to be partnering with an industry leader renowned for innovation, solid reputation, and employee-centric values, this role offers an exciting opportunity to spearhead the planning, delivery, and management of cutting-edge Quality and Safety systems.

As a pivotal member of the site quality team, you'll lead with authority, overseeing a direct report and serving as the right hand to the Site Technical Manager. This is a prime position for ambitious professionals seeking growth and impact in the fast-paced world of food and FMCG.


* Competitive starting salary of £50,000
* Generous employer pension contribution up to 12%
* Enjoy 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
* Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage at 8 times your salary
* Access to Private Medical cover for peace of mind
* Fully funded training and qualification opportunities to fuel your professional growth
* Employee Assistance Program for holistic support


* Drive the management and enhancement of quality and food safety systems in alignment with GFSI certifications.
* Oversee internal management systems, audit programs, and incident reporting to ensure adherence to stringent standards.
* Spearhead crucial programs such as HACCP, TACCP, and VACCP, ensuring compliance and active participation in innovation initiatives.
* Champion ethical standards compliance and navigate legal and regulatory landscapes, including FDA registration.
* Lead the review and updating of food safety policies, manage customer complaints effectively, and maintain control over specifications and artwork.
* Ensure rigorous compliance with quality and hygiene procedures, escalating issues as needed and generating comprehensive reports meeting global standards.
* Provide invaluable support to internal stakeholders, communicate non-conformances, and contribute actively to quality improvement initiatives.


Qualities & Experience:

* Demonstrated background in food or FMCG environments in roles such as Quality Systems Manager, Quality Manager or Technical Manager or similar
* Proficiency in implementing robust quality and food safety systems, with a keen understanding of retailer requirements.
* Familiarity with BRC standards, supplier auditing
* Exceptional relationship-building skills, both internally and externally, coupled with a passion for nurturing talent.
* Meticulous attention to detail, strong problem-solving abilities, and a relentless drive for success.

Qualifications & Knowledge:

* Essential certifications including Level 3 HACCP, Level 3 Food Safety & Hygiene, VACCP, TACCP, and Lead Auditor.
* Sound knowledge of food technology, processing, packaging, and UK food safety legislation.
* Familiarity with BRC food labelling standards, retailer technical requirements, and ethical standards such as fair trade and organic.

JS Recruitment UK Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As soon as a decision has been reached, we will contact shortlisted applicants. If you are shortlisted, JS Recruitment UK Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data). JS Recruitment UK Ltd will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you. We will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms included in the privacy notice which can be viewed on our website.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

JS Recruitment is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

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