UK Head of Quality and Food Safety - Multi-site

  • Job Reference: 208132108-2
  • Date Posted: 23 December 2020
  • Recruiter: Michael Page
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Depot Operations, Central Head Office, Food Technology, Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

I've partner with a progressive, growing food manufacturing business on a key UK Head of Quality and Food Safety role. I'm looking to speak with strategic technical leaders who are able to take on a good technical function and make it great!

Client Details

Our client is a reputable, large food manufacturing business with a well-recognised brand. They are people-orientated with industry-leading customer engagement. Following recent expansion plans our client plan to further develop a good technical function and make if ever better. They want to challenge the industry standard when it comes to customer-centricity and deliver a new UK approach to product quality and integrity.


The UK Head of Quality and Food Safety will be responsible for multiple manufacturing sites in the UK and report to UK Operations Director with a dotted line to the World Head of Quality. This is a key role to lead the UK Technical strategy and deliver excellence.

Other responsibilities include:

*Drive and deliver a UK technical strategy by supporting and empowering the site Technical Managers

*Support and collaborate with the wider business to continuously improve the Technical Function in a customer-centric way by setting the bar high, driving up quality, reducing customer complaints and developing the team

*Manage key UK wide projects across Quality and delivering new products to market

*Be part of a collaborative company culture always seeking to improve quality across all areas of the business


The successful UK Head of Quality and Food Safety will have the following:

*Have a proven track record operating at a senior, strategic level within quality/technical in food manufacturing

*Worked with a variety of customers including retail and food-service

*Vision and scope to take the business and technical function to the next level challenging excellence

*Flexible on location and able to travel whilst keeping a North Yorkshire base

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary, car allowance, company pension scheme, annual performance-related bonus, health care and other business perks