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Excellence And Integrity In Global Agricultural Recruitment

Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager - North East England - A863

De Lacy Executive seek and experienced QA Manager, ideally, with an animal feed or food background to join a successful and well-established feed business. Our client has a substantial share of the UK market and they have grown significantly in Europe, with manufacturing sites both in North East UK and Eastern Europe.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commercial enthusiasm, attention to detail and have an ability to deliver consistent and high-quality results. This is a site based role and you will effectively manage and develop the delivery of the Quality Policy and Quality Assurance for this multi-national business.

This is a career expanding role and full training and support will be provided.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the site meets assurance, legislative and customer requirements with maximum commercial flexibility and practicality
  • Actively drive change and continuous improvement within production facilities
  • Set direction for the operation, working with the wider company QA team, and Operational QA Team in the parent company
  • Manage the application of Quality Policy and overall HACCP Management Systems throughout the manufacturing and trading operations
  • Work with and support the other QA managers within the division to ensure spread of best practice.
  • Effectively manage QA & QC analysis for all raw materials and finished feeds
  • Work with the Procurement Manger to establish quality requirements from external suppliers

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience and knowledge of QA, QC and HACCP and TACCP procedures
  • Successfully held a previous QA manager role at management level, ideally within the animal feed or food sectors
  • Strong technical background with an understanding of the risks to feed safety
  • Proven line management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Self-starter with the ability to work off own initiative


Excellent remuneration package to include bonus and health benefits. Salary will be dependent on experience and will reflect the seniority of the role.

To Apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Amanda on: Office 01885 485524 or Mobile 07730218934

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Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

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