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Quality Manager

Ref No: WS/QM/01/22

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 11th February 2022

As Quality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of food is maintained in accordance with the Quality Management System.

The Job:

  • 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;
  • Review, maintain and update QMS and support implementation of Cloud based QMS system;
  • Update and maintain our site traceability system Navision for new products, labels, bill of materials, traceability and day to day running;
  • Complete supplier audits as required;
  • Assist in R&D and NPD 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;
  • Oversee investigations into non-conformances and implement CA and PA’s;
  • Support the implementation, improvement and running of ISO 14001 Environmental and ISO 45001 Health & Safety;
  • Always promote Health & Safety for yourself and colleagues.

The Person

  • Have 4 years previous Quality Management experience in the food industry, hold a 3rd Level Food related qualification and hold HACCP Level 3.
  • Be lead auditor trained;
  • Qualification in Train the Trainer;
  • Previous experience off on – line traceability systems;
  • A working knowledge of BRC, TESCO and other retailer standards;
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • High attention to detail and accurate record keeping;
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft products.

Preference will be given to candidates who hold HACCP Level 4, have worked with the traceability system NAV and have experience in the set up and implementation of ISO 14001 Environmental & ISO 45001 Health and Safety.

The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week 8am – 4.30 (with a requirement to cover QA team, 5. 45am – 2.15pm & 2pm – 10.30pm)

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being strategy.

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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.