Quality Manager | Fresh Produce | Herefordshire
We are working with a grower/packer company in the charming location of Herefordshire who are looking to recruit a superb Quality Manager onto their team. This company have a £30m turnover by using innovative techniques to drive forward their business. They are continuing to grow rapidly which means a stronger focus on high performance development so that they can continue to grow. They are looking to recruit someone who will fulfil their values by being passionate, a good dose of common sense and vitality in what they do.
As Quality Manager, you will be leading and managing all quality control and improving quality performance by building an effective end to end quality process whilst keeping the focus on the customer. You will ensure that you maintain high levels of quality, considering a balanced approach with reputation and quality as the primary objective and cost as a close second. As Quality Manager you will be thinking outside the box and striving to proactively engineer good quality throughout all process' rather than just focus on obvious defects.
You will be customer focussed internally and externally ensuring contentment all round.
Set and maintain an appropriate set of KPIs with a strong plan for improvement.
Engage with customers and competitors to collaboratively improve quality approach in both parties.
Maintain excellent relationships with customers.
Understand root causes of any quality non-compliance (both acute and chronic).
As Quality Manager you should have at least 5 years' experience of managing quality within a reasonable sized business.
You will ideally already be in the fresh produce industry.
Able to work to tight deadlines and make decisions quickly and confidently.
Have experience in developing and delivering strategies and quality processes to an excellent standard.
Confident at managing others whilst setting a great image that influences people across the business.
Effectively lead and motivate teams to get the best out of them.