Packaging Quality Manager - BRC / NPD & Supply Chain

Location
Tameside, England, Greater Manchester / England, Greater Manchester / England, Cheshire
Salary
Salary up to £40K depending on experience
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Ref
PK6242
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY (PK6242)

PACKAGING QUALITY MANAGER - BRC / NPD & SUPPLY CHAIN

COMMUTABLE AREAS: CHESHIRE, GREATER MANCHESTER, TAMESIDE, THE WIRRAL

Salary up to £40K depending on experience + Bonus Scheme + Christmas Bonus + Pension

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8.30-17.00

Our client is a growing international packaging supply company. They have a requirement for a Quality Manager to ensure continuity in all the following areas of their business:

  • BRC Accreditation - for themselves, for warehouses and annual audits for overseas suppliers
  • NPD - All products are bespoke and tailored for each client so Technical Support for materials, artwork, reprographics, colour management & print etc is crucial
  • Warehouse Management - ensure compliance to all necessary regulations for food packaging supply
  • Complaint handling for existing customers

The ideal candidate will have worked in Production / Quality Management with a strong printing background and knowledge of flexible packaging, filmic and synthetic materials, flexographic / gravure print, artwork, reprographics and colour management processes.

Requirements:

  • Fully conversant with X-rite and other colour management systems
  • Artwork development and approval, including the ability to clearly understand & check technical drawings (cutters / keylines etc)
  • International supply logistics
  • Understanding of BRC and ISO quality systems
  • Ability to undertake overseas and domestic travel where required
  • Highly organised with excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and databases (using in-house system)
  • Ability to prioritise and work both independently and within a team
  • Attentive to details and problem-solving approach
  • Basic understanding of chemistry and laboratory testing of packaging and/or print
  • Experience or knowledge of automated filling / packing line technology