Regional Quality Manager

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  • Interpersonnel Uk Ltd

Regional Quality Manager

Location: Remote – Nationwide

Full Time / Permanent

Competitive Salary

My client a FMCG leader is seeking an experienced Regional Quality Manager to be part of the Technical Department team and provide support to customer growers in both QA management and product quality compliance

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Ensure compliance of fruit quality standards during the main UK production season to each customer’s specification through site visits including field and packhouse visits

• Ensure customer specifications are being adhered to post production, via conducting retailer store visits and recording & reporting on-shelf quality During the course of the year, support for the regional technical managers may be required, so other accountabilities could include:

• Ensure continued QA systems compliance during the main UK production season through regular inspection and audits

• Assist the grower in the event of product problems as appropriate

• Assist the technical team in completion of reports as required both throughout the season

• Assist the technical team in completion of the Quality Management System during the winter • Accompany retail customer personnel on grower / packhouse visits

• Liaise with the technical & sales team to provide accurate local information about crop stages and volumes

• Assist with creating reports and summaries following the completion of a growers season • Participate in training courses for growers and their staff during the off season

• Carry out traceability exercises at packhouses

PERSON SPECIFICATION

1. Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry

2. Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges Job Description – Regional Quality Manager

3. Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion

4. Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees

5. Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills

6. Creativity

7. Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate

8. Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries

9. Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests

10. Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach

11. Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required

12. Very good organisational skills

13. Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel

KEY RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Regional Technical Manager, Director of Technical & Responsible Business Conduct

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