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Quality Manager

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Date: 08-Nov-2021

Location: Ashford, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 

Quality Manager

Salary £40k - £43k

Permanent, full time



To drive the quality vision fro the Ashford site, championing product safety, quality and legality, whilst engaging with the Operations Teams to improve standards and output through best practice performance.


In a Nutshell:

  • Ensure the site reamins audit compliant
  • Be the face of quality for all visits and inspections
  • Develop and drive a quality culture across site


What you'll be doing:

  • Managing the end-to-end quality process
  • Leading the Quality agenda on site with a strong and experienced Quality Team
  • Managing retention samples and isolated materials
  • Owning and managing outputs from internal and external audits
  • Leading Continuous Improvement projects for quality
  • Reduce complaints, cost and waste


What we need from you:

  • Degree/Qualification of at least HNC in a science related discipline
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems and BRC requirements
  • Internal auditing skills
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Experience of managing people and setting objectives
  • Ability to inspire trust and natural leadership


What we can offer you in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 7.5% pension
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers
  • Free parking

At Premier Foods we belive in inclusion, we seek individuality, and we trust in authenticity.  Diverity is our strength, and everyone is welcome, we promise to foster an inclusive environment so everyone can thrive.  We aim to ensure all exsisting or potential colleagues are given equal opportunities and are equally respected, valued and encouaged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who you are, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.