Supplier Quality Lead

06 Jun 2019

Large FMCG company looking for an autonomous individual to lead their Supplier Quality

The individual will need to be able to work independently and off their own initiative as they will be the key quality contact with a number of current and new suppliers. Planning, communicating and project management are key to the success of this role.

This role will give the successful individual great exposure to senior members of the business and to a number of suppliers. This position is ideal if you have been working in a fast paced, regulated environment dealing with suppliers and supplier quality and have a strong documentation and systems background. Due to the nature of the role the individual has the opportunity to really own the role and to establish themselves as the subject matter expert on suppliers, supplier quality and lead from the front the best practice standards.

Some key responsibilities are highlighted below:

  • Develop and maintain a supplier audit schedule
  • Audit as to schedule suppliers and third party companies including specification agreement, facility audits, system for monitoring product compliance.
  • Approve all new suppliers by performing a systems audit to verify product integrity and food safety controls;
  • Assist in problem solving providing direction and guidance in the resolution of technical and quality issues in supply chain.
  • Ensure supplier changes are managed in a supplier change control process.
  • Communicate complaints and drive root cause investigations with company manufacturers.
  • Coordinate the development and approval of specifications for ingredients, primary packaging, chemicals and detergents in standard template format.

If this sounds like a job you see yourself in and you are looking for a new opportunity get in touch today on 021 2300 412 or by email

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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