Quality Assurance Manager

Atherstone, Warwickshire
03 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
In a nutshell, you'll help ensure only the very best products are chosen for our stores.

Quality Assurance puts in place the processes and procedures that help us make well-informed purchasing decisions. It means your day-to-day will be both interesting and varied: from designing templates that allow a panel to test a new product in a more objective way, to scientifically analysing what goes into a product. After all, only the best will do.

We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. Naturally, the products we select for these stores are central to our success. And Quality Assurance is an essential part of this winning formula.

24 Month Fixed Term Contract

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Food Quality Manager to join our growing Quality department and look after a number of food categories.

Focusing on food areas you will be an experienced Senior Technical professional, with experience in Retail Quality, NPD or food manufacturing.

Working with a defined Buying team responsible for a managing a diverse range of food commodity groups, you will be responsible for liaising with Technical Service providers and Buyers to develop quality, safe and legal products. Through your team, you will be required to implement the defined Quality Strategy and support Buying Department.

You will be a strong people manager, good communicator and be able to influence all levels within the business. You will have an understanding of EU and UK laws and be able to interpret legislation in order to ensure that products launched are safe, legal and meet our defined quality standards.

The ideal candidate will have a good track record of delivering projects on time and within budget, have excellent verbal and written skills. They will have previously demonstrated their ability in a fast-paced, cross-functional/ FMCG environment.

Candidates should have previous experience in multiple food areas, a 2.1 degree (or equivalent) and be keen to expand their knowledge further within this product category.

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