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About the Role:

Quality Systems Manager

Are you passionate about safety and quality of the products?  Looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience in quality management?
As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, we take pride in our approach to product quality across Avara Foods and are looking for a highly competent and motivated Quality Systems Manager to join our Technical Team, based at our site in Caistor. 

Purpose of the role:

As the Quality Systems Manager, you will champion factory compliance and allow us to demonstrate due diligence in respect of food safety and quality. 

Operating Environment:
This role will be required to operate within the office and factory environment, which is a cold food production environment. 

Your key responsibilities as Quality Systems Manager will include:
Day to day management and development of the site’s food safety, quality and regulatory systems. 
Controlling the internal audit schedule and verifying completion of any corrective actions. 
Conducting internal risk assessments, audits and gap analysis ensuring accurate recording and reporting of findings. 
Managing micro site testing/sampling and creating a programme to maintain site compliance. 
Ensuring supplier assurance, internal specifications and HACCP systems are maintained. 
Overall responsibility for the calibration of measurement devices used by the quality and production teams. 
Maintaining site document control systems and removal of superseded documents. 
Involvement in maintaining crisis plans for product recall and investigating customer complaints.


What we are looking for:
Relevant scientific or food related qualifications. (Degree desirable) 
A practical working knowledge of BRC and retailer requirements. 
Experience working with major retailers including leading audits. 
Intermediate HACCP and Food safety qualifications. 
Internal auditing training. 
Basic understanding of microbiology and potential consequences to food safety and quality. 
Strong attention to detail. 
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of all levels. 

Working Hours:
Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00. 
There will be some required flexibility during seasonal peaks. 
  

A little about us:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?
As the Quality Systems Manager you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
We offer comprehensive training as well as continuous development as you build your career with us. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

£35,000 - £39,000 
DOE.
31 Days annual leave.
6% Pension.
Life assurance.
Private healthcare.
Various lifestyle benefits, including cashback, shopping vouchers and wellbeing resources. 

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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