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Manufacturing Quality Manager

Posted 6 March by Nestle Uk Ltd Featured Ended


Nestlé UK & Ireland


Manufacturing Quality Manager

£40k + Further Benefits

We have an opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Quality Manager to join the Factory Quality Team based at our Purina factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT®, WINALOT®, FELIX®, and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners.

What you can expect?

The Manufacturing Quality Manager will drive quality methodologies on the factory floor to eliminate quality defects.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishes new Way of working (WOW) i.e. trending of quality data to identify pain areas and drive actions

  • Driving Total Performance Methodologies like Quality Pillar methodologies on shop floor to eliminate Quality Defects

  • Independently plan and drive the food safety & foreign body initiatives across the factory 45 plants in total) in collaboration with Conformance managers and production teams from each plant production teams.

  • Monitor trends in weekly quality KPIs, conduct investigations and liaise with teams to put improvements in place.

  • Support competency building of quality team for data management and problem solving

  • Being the point of contact for sensitive consumer complaints issue and leading investigations

  • Coached and develop Consumer Complaints Champion in conducting investigations.

  • Work on assigned quality projects.

Who are we looking for?

The person that is successful in this role will be driven to drive improvement across production.   This opportunity provides to develop individually and as part of a highly skilled team as well as giving someone the opportunity to make a real impact.

Other attributes would include:

  • HACCP Coordinator for the factory. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of HACCP (Level 4) to lead the coordinator role.

  • Strong work ethic and a self-starter.

  • Ability to influence by having strong inter person skills.

  • Ability to coach across all levels and work on own initiative.

  • Manage and prioritise workload in a fast paced environment.

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science with preference for Master’s qualification.

  • Preferable work experience within the food production industry.

What you need to know

The closing date for this role is 6th March 2018. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

To apply for the role please visit Nestle internal job vacancies

To find out more about PURINA please visit:

Date Posted: 6th February 2018

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Reference: 34389936

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