Quality Systems Manager (Food Manufacturing)

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Job Description

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’.

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic, being entrepreneurial and being supportive to each other to meet our common goals…oh and did we mention having fun?!

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

Within our Burton’s group, we have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans. In total we employ circa 2,100 people around across our locations.

Burton’s Biscuits is owned by Ferrero and we are proud to be part of such a fantastic and successful business. The Ferrero Group operates in more than 50 Countries and their products are sold in over 170 Countries. We are delighted to be part of the Ferrero group which represents over 37,000 employees across the world and has a consolidated turnover of €12.3 billion (2020).

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

What does your typical day look like?

You will be responsible for the site Quality Management System, including maintenance and development, ensuring continued compliance to BRC grade A and customer green audit status requirements, including: QAS standards, Factory process Control Specifications, Factory coding books, Internal audits.

Other key actions will be but not limited to:

  • Manage the company’s complaint management system, highlighting key drivers, and drive reduction initiatives.
  • Manage the site internal audit programme, ensuring audits are carried out to the agreed schedule, and non-conformance are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Manage the site chemical and microbiological sampling program, including trend analysis.
  • Carry out traceability exercises, in line with customer and audit requirements.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will need previous experience working with Quality Safety Systems, this role cold be well suited if have been a Quality manager looking to step into a larger organisation, or a Quality Safety supervisor looking to take their next step.

What is key is where your experience has come from, as you must have worked in a chemical and or microbiological environment. Food or Beverage manufacturing would be ideal, but you could equally be successful in this role if you have come from a pharmaceutical or cosmetics background (or similar)

You need to be confident with excel, understand HACCP principles and auditing, hygiene and used Quality Management Systems.

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite, we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.