Spalding Closing Date: 2021-01-26 Ref: PILCU574345
We know about food!
Pilgrim’s Pride is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.
Delivering business success through our people
We have an exciting opportunity for a QA Manager to join the Spalding Technical team.
The successful candidate will report to the Technical Manager and be a key member of the Site’s Technical team – providing leadership and direction for colleagues working across all areas / Departments on site.
Hours of work will be 40 per week, Monday to Friday with the flexibility to do reasonable overtime where required by the business.
To lead and manage the quality assurance function and to ensure all operating areas are complaint with food safety, quality and specification standards / expectations. Factory-based, the role will have technical interface with the operational team and will ensure that quality assurance and compliance are met to the highest standard.
Has the ability to lead, motivate and effectively manage a QA team, as well deputising for the QSM Manager and/or Technical Manager, where required.
Has the relevant raw material, product and process knowledge as well as having a good understanding of the Site’s Quality Management System (QMS), procedures and processes.
Is proactive – with drive to lead continuous and quality improvement plans within the function/Site.
Has a practical approach and strong communication skills.
Has attention to detail, organised and able to work to tight deadlines.
Our people really make the difference
What We bring to the table
As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:
• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees
• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more
• Learning opportunities
• Competitive holiday entitlement
• Long service awards
• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites
• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites
• On site free parking
• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more
If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.