Senior Director, Global QA

Southwark Permanent
  • Full ownership of Quality globally
  • Very large FMCG business

About Our Client

Globally known FMCG supplier business based in Southwark, offering very flexible working and excellent career progression.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Align with Packaging Category direction and overall Quality direction to establish and deliver functional outcomes in support of the overall category and goals.
  • Provide people management and leadership to the regional packaging quality leaders, setting clear objectives, providing management support, and ensuring delivery of the business in the regions and best practice sharing / collaboration.
  • Engage with the Packaging Supply Chain leadership and other business partners to drive cross-functional collaboration and alignment on business priorities and category objectives.
  • Drive quality program/systems across global packaging suppliers base to ensure suppliers enforce and align with quality goals
  • Provide crisis management leadership as needed to resolve critical issues within the packaging supply chain

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have a background in:

  • History of progression in quality and/or engineering related roles
  • Knowledge and or history in working in a continuous manufacturing (ideally packaging) environment
  • Knowledge of QMS and CI processes. Knowledge/certification in Lean Six Sigma a plus.
  • Knowledge of GFSI approved certification schemes focused in the food packaging space (BRC, FSSC, IFS, SQF)
  • General knowledge of food safety regulations specific to packaging
  • History in working to influence supplier organisations to deliver upon an agreed set of requirements
  • History working in a global and matrix organisation
  • Proven experience in a quality role in a manufacturing environment where he/ she was responsible for raw materials through production to finished goods
  • Further experience in senior management capacity and customer interface.
  • Degree in quality related fields
  • People management and functional leadership
  • Decision making
  • Business influencing / commercial foresight

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package

Georgina May
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+44 193 226 4097

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Quality, Technical
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Georgina May
Consultant phone
+44 193 226 4097
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