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Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Quality Manager - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 8146 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Oct 2021
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Quality Manager 



Nine Twenty are working with our prestigious & global Whisky Manufacturing client in the need for a Quality Manager to join their Packaging & Supply Chain Team permanently. 

You will be responsible to drive & improve performance and operational standards and facilitate delivery and implementation of the Luxury Quality Strategy to optimise product quality and deliver customer expectations. 

The role: 

  • To lead, motivate and develop Luxury Quality team in line with company values to maximise achievement and engagement within the team.
  • Implement and maintain processes and deploy quality standards that optimise end-to-end product quality across the site 
  • Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of Standards for all newly developed luxury products, ensuring that these are clearly communicated to manufacturing & quality teams in advance of any trialling/commissioning.
  • Work collaboratively and influence cross functionally across all operational teams including Supply Chain, NPD, Procurement and other key functions.
  • Contribute to New Product Development activities to ensure quality requirements and customer expectations are built into all new products and supplier QIC standards are available on time.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and customers to understand needs and deliver against all food safety, compliance and ISO regulations.
  • Manage customer/consumer complaints process and supplier non-conformance/non-conforming product management systems, validating and verifying corrective and preventative actions, and carrying out trending and analysis as required, to report performance as part of Arete quality KPI’s and drive a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate and drive effective root-cause analysis investigations, ensuring appropriate corrective actionsare implemented to support a ‘Right First Time’ approach and CI culture.
  • Develop benchmarking processes to continually develop a quality culture and pro-actively improve finished product/on shelf quality

Skills required: 

  • You will have previous experience in a Quality Management role within manufacturing - drinks industry advantageous 
  • You will have previous Leadership experience and be able to performance manage and develop teams 
  • You will have previous experience driving a culture of continuous improvement 
  • You will have strong influencing skills 
  • You will have experience in leading & developing quality standards for new and existing products 
  • You will have experience working to ISO standards within manufacturing or drinks 

What's in it for you? 

  • Excellent package & benefits 
  • Opportunity to work with prestigious luxury brands with a global leader in drinks 

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan


0141 231 1260