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Area Quality Manager, Nestle, Halifax HX3, UK

Area Quality Manager, Nestle, Halifax HX3, UK
Posted on: 5/25/2023

Area Quality Manager, Nestle, Halifax HX3, UK

Location: Halifax 
Salary up to £35,000 depending on experience plus additional company benefits and potential bonus 
This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to use during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.

Position Summary

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Nestlé team as an Area Quality Manager at our Confectionery factory in Halifax, Yorkshire. This role is responsible to lead, guide and motivate the engineering team to ensure the plant is available to produce our fantastic products on time whilst meeting all quality and safety requirements.
Nestlé Halifax Factory in West Yorkshire is the home of the iconic confectionary brand Quality Street amongst several other well-known brands such as Quality Street and After Eight. These are produced through controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines.

A day in the life of an Area Quality Manager

•    Due to the factory evolving the first part of the role will involve the primary set up of QA systems to support new manufacturing lines in the factory 
•    Contribute as a member of the area Local Committee and factory Quality Assurance team. Work with the team to create and maintain compliance in hygiene, food safety and quality
•    Deliver quality objectives such as complaints reduction, foreign body reduction and First Time Right (FTR) improvements
•    Ensure GMP is maintained at the required standard for the area
•    Support the Nestlé Continuous Excellence programme in the quest for zero defects
•    Take a lead on delivering quality within the area to reduce losses
•    Carry out continuous improvement activities using every day problem solving
•    Promote quality awareness and the commitment to quality across the area
•    Ensure the successful management of quality incidents to minimise negative impact to the business.
•    Manage non routine product release and stock status
•    Carry out root cause analysis related to incidents and ensure corrective actions are closed out
•    Carry out consumer and IMS complaint investigations to provide feedback and identify improvement actions
•    Review, update and communicate area quality systems including HACCP and QMS
•    Support area readiness for internal and external audits (carrying out internal audits as required)
•    Perform corrective action follow up for audit non conformities

What will make you successful

•    Ideally a degree or equivalent in a Science / Engineering / Quality related subject
•    Demonstrable experience in quality roles working in FMCG (Food and Drink) Factory environments
•    Experience working in an environment committed to continuous improvement
•    Experience in successfully implementing quality assurance programmes, influencing at all levels within the factory 
•    Experience of training, coaching and challenging people in reaching targets
•    Participating or leading improvement projects delivering tangible quality improvements
•    Ability to establish relationships at all levels both externally and internally
•    Knowledge of working with Quality Management Systems and food safety
•    Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, products and their norms
•    Understanding of auditing and verification

What you need to know

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.
The closing date for this role is 7 June 2023

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect. When we embrace diversity and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. Find out more about our Colleague Networks here: Diversity, equity and inclusion | Nestlé (

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