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Quality Systems Manager

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Job ID 276469 Date posted 09/15/2023 Location : Worksop, United Kingdom | Deventer, Netherlands | York, United Kingdom | Liverpool, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.


Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package including contributory pension, private healthcare and employee assistance programme.

Job Purpose and Impact

Location: - This role can be based at any of our 3 Cocoa and Chocolate UK Sites, or Deventer Netherlands.  

UK - Liverpool (L24 8RB) York (YO31 8BA) Worksop (S80 2RS)
Netherlands - Deventer 

The Food Safety Quality person will provide specialized knowledge of specific segments of quality systems or plant processes such as food safety and quality auditing, instrumentation, specific product line knowledge, computer systems, management or oversight of suppliers and other needed focus areas. In this role, you will be involved in preparation and participation of customer audits and you will partner with internal and external teams to address customer requirements and concerns, as well as collaborate on audits.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct verification and maintenance of the food safety and quality systems, hazard analysis and sanitation processes, prerequisite programs, manufacturing processes, plant environment and finished product.

  • Collaborates with operations on the initiation of corrective action and preventative measures when necessary.

  • Ensure adherence to corporate, regulatory, customer and facility food safety and quality requirements and completion of corrections and corrective actions.

  • Lead relevant regional, corporate and regulatory food safety focused audits.

  • Act as food safety team leader, coordinate and lead the food safety team and overseeing the food safety management system and management review.

  • Manage food and feed safety management system compliance to appropriate government regulations.

  • Investigate and follow up on food safety incidents that occur in the plant to ensure they are reported and that corrective action and permanent corrections are taken.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Fluent in English

  • Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience.

  • Experience with the Food Safety System Certification 22000

  • Experience working with SAP or similar

  • Knowledge of food/feed safety industry practices and standards.

  • Confirmed experience in food and/or feed industry

  • Confirmed related work experience   #LI-VB2

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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