Quality Assurance Manager (Italian speaking)

£45-55k, London

 

We're working on a new Quality Assurance Manager role that requires conversational to fluent Italian language skills.

 

This Quality Management role is with a brand that has an incredible range of cross-category products that are stocked nationwide, with a strong presence in UK grocery. They are looking for someone who is passionate about all things food and quality to manage their quality systems from end-to-end whilst closely managing relationships with numerous factories and manufacturers overseas.

 

It's a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing business. The role will involve frequent international travel.

 

The role:

  • Managing the quality system
  • Delivering best in class product and packaging quality
  • Agreeing full product and packaging specifications with producers and manufacturers
  • Ensuring robust quality checks are in place for a cross-category range of products
  • Attending first production runs to assess and monitor quality
  • Working collaboratively with producers and manufacturers
  • Investigating product non-conformances
  • Improving and reducing packaging
  • Implementing a product and compliance testing process
  • Auditing QA systems at source
  • Responding to customer product queries
  • Continuous improvement within quality and the wider technical and NPD function
  • Working in a small tight-knit team

 

The person:

  • Ideally 5+years experience within Quality within FMCG
  • Italian language skills – ideally fluent but conversational considered
  • Knowledge of EU food and packaging laws including HFSS
  • Familiar / trained with BRC and IFS standards
  • In-depth understanding of product quality, production techniques, QA and QC systems
  • Able to work in a pressured environment
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Comfortable working autonomously in a small team
  • Experience within product (food and drink) manufacturing is required

 

*Please note that while we will try to respond to all applications, sometimes the sheer volume of responses means we can only focus on successful applicants. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if you have been successful.

Job details

  • Function
    Product technical
  • Location
    London
  • Talent Manager

    Kate Davies

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