Supplier Quality Assurance Manager

  • Location

    Powys, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food & Drink

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Angela Archer

  • Job ref:


  • Consultant:

    Angela Archer

Supplier Quality Assurance Manager  



You will need to build a strong, collaborative and trusting but assertive working

relationship with the various raw material suppliers at both technical and operational level. 


The Role:

  • Ownership and delivery of an effective supplier audit schedule and associated communications
  • Lead supplier reviews – Management of the whey supplier ‘RAG’ status process
  • Supplier complaint investigation and reporting – follow complaints through with

supplying sites

  • Drive continuous improvement plans, using root cause analysis tools within the

supply chain covering both management systems and processes (key alignment with

the ISO and FEMAS standards)

  • Management of the RAG Status for raw material suppliers – All Suppliers operating at

“green status”.

  • Complaint investigation and resolution within agreed time scales.



  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a technical supervisory or management role within the food industry
  • Experience safety management systems and with dealing with

customer audits and external certification audits (eg. BRC, FSSC22000, ISO9001)

  • Qualifications: Lead Auditor FSSC22000 and ISO9001 (Essential) Minimum Intermediate
  • HACCP or equivalent (Essential)



If you're interested in this position, we suggest you apply immediately as the company will be shortlisting for interview quickly. If you'd like further information give us a call.


This position may also be of interest to a SQA Engineer, SQA Manager, Technical Manager


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