Senior Quality Officer, Cumbernauld - SCM-04/17-06

  • Function Supply Chain
  • Location Scotland
  • Closing Date 03 May 2017

We are looking for a Senior Quality Officer to join our team at our Cumbernauld site.  You will report to the Quality Manager and will be responsible for leading a small team of Quality Officers.

You will be focused on the maintenance and effectiveness of the site Quality & Environmental systems ensuring continuing certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.  

You will be required to carry out microbiological testing, lead internal audits, ensure  compliance of HACCP system, conduct product complaint investigations and support with external audits and suppliers. You will also provide technical support to Production Team Leaders on product quality.  


  • Ideally educated to degree level in Food Science, Microbiology or Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years experience in a high paced quality environment.

  • Experience working within an FMCG environment, ideally food and drink based.

  • Experience of people management, and working cross-functionally.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of requirements of the ISO 9001 quality standard.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of requirements of the ISO 14001 environmental standard.

  • Knowledge and understanding of HACCP and BRC quality systems.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of the relevant statutory regulations (i.e. Food Hygiene, Food Safety).

  • Strong IT skills required.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability  to learn quickly, use initiative and have good problem solving skills.