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Quality Manager

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What do we have to offer?

An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?

About ForFarmers

#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland and the  United Kingdom
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland and the United Kingdom
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam

Overview

Hours
37,5
Employment
Fulltime
Category
Sales
Location
Shepshed

Quality Manager

Home based (with national travel as required)

Permanent

Full Time

What is the role of a Quality Manager?

The Quality Manager is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of quality processes and framework to the DML (Dry, Moist and Liquid) business function of ForFarmers UK. The role monitors compliance within the frameworks and policies to ensure high quality of processes, products and services are met. The role looks to continuously improve performance towards optimal customer satisfaction and fit for purpose product quality. One of the key focusses within the DML business is sustainability, it’s at the heart of what we do, so if you want a new exciting role within a sustainable business, read on.

Key responsibilities and duties of the role include:

  • Act as the first line of contact within the entire UK DML supply chain on Quality management (both internally and externally).
  • Supporting the UK DML supply chain business on Quality Management (feed safety; nutritional quality and product quality).
  • Keep product documentation of the UK DML products (product specs, MSDS etc.) up to date and accessible to colleagues and end users.
  • Visit and audit suppliers and producers of UK DML products.
  • Support and follow up with complaint processes.
  • Support and follow up on issue/incident management and report and follow up learnings and corrected measures.
  • Setup the monitoring plan and reporting.
  • Participate in projects like new feed material opportunities.
  • Drive and uphold supply chain stakeholder engagement and external networks.
  • Continuously improve our performance towards optimal supplier and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare, support and follow-up external and internal audits to maintain our Quality certificates.
  • Taking responsibility for the HACCP review and follow up.
  • Uphold procedures and work instructions.
  • Train the staff on quality management.
  • Act as a help desk for internal and external questions on quality management.
  • Uphold, inform and implement legislation for UK DML products.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Work experience in a similar quality environment/previous role within human food/beverage manufacturing or similar.
  • Affiliation with human food compliance practices.
  • Knowledge of quality frameworks and regulations.
  • Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills to network at all levels internally & externally.
  • Strong IT skills with a detailed understanding of Microsoft Applications, with the ability to grasp new applications at speed.
  • Effective decision making skills.
  • Attention to detail and adaptable to change
  • Self-Motivated and confident to challenge
  • Commercial and analytical mind-set
  • Great organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Great verbal and written communication

Are you the Quality Manager we are looking for?


If so, please send your CV with a covering letter through this link (or through the ‘apply’ button) or alternatively, reach out to our UK Recruitment Business Partner, Jordan Carter (Jordan.Carter@ForFarmers.eu)

What are the benefits of working for ForFarmers UK?

  • Employee Assistance Programme (offering support on a range of topics).
  • No two days are the same offering variety in your role.
  • Opportunities to visit different sites, customers and suppliers.
  • Options to enhance your pension after 12 months service (increased employer contributions).
  • Opportunities to grow personally and develop within the business
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • B&Q Trade card offering 10% discounts in-store and online.
  • And much more!

Want to know a little more about ForFarmers?

Do you ever stop to wonder where your Sunday morning poached egg came from? Or the milk in your cafè latte? Or what about the sausage and bacon served with full English? It will come as no surprise to you that the animals which produce these products need to eat themselves too. And that’s where ForFarmers comes into the equation.

ForFarmers produces feed for cattle, pigs and poultry in both conventional and organic livestock farming. And that probably sounds a great deal simpler than it actually is. Make no mistake: an awful lot of knowledge, research and innovation has gone into one of those seemingly simple-looking chunks of animal feed. And these are the kind of things we, as a company, invest a great deal in.