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Quality Manager

Ref No: WS/QM/03/24

Location: Tandragee
Closing Date: 19th April 2024

Reporting to the Technical & Innovation Manager, the successful candidate will lead & manage Technical & Quality staff & ensure compliance with legislation, industry & customer standards and manage product-related risks.

The Role:

  • Manage quality and food safety standards (BRC, Soil Association, IGAS, FEMAS, Tesco and all retail and bulk customers);
  • Maintain and improve site quality standards, SOP’s, Supplier management, specifications, internal site audits etc in line with HACCP and legal requirements;
  • Maintain and update on site traceability system Navision for new products, labels, bill of materials, traceability and day to day running;
  • Complete supplier audits as required;
  • Assist in research and development and New Product Development process and steps involved including Artwork approval, claims verification etc;
  • Manage and lead Quality and cleaning departments with continuous improvements in employee and site standards. 

The Person:

  • 3rd Level Food related qualification;
  • 4 years Previous Management experience in food industry;
  • HACCP Level 3;
  • Previous experience off on -line traceability systems;
  • Essential working knowledge of BRC, TESCO and other retailer standards. 

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Experience of traceability system NAV and Foods Connected platform;
  • HACCP Level 4.
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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.