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QMS Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Vacancy Information

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Technical team at Greggs as a QSM Manager on a 2 year fixed contract.

We can offer you:

  • 25 days (5 weeks) annual leave, pro-rated, increasing with service (in addition to bank holidays), plus 1 additional floating day

  • Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 10% of your salary

  • Profit share: We want everyone to share in the success of the business, so we distribute 10% of our profits to all our employees who have at least 6-month service, or more, each year

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants

  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme

  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

  • Defined contribution management pension scheme

  • Death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary

  • Colleague discount, up to 50% off our own-produced products

  • Share save schemes that let you buy discounted Greggs shares, by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time, to have an even bigger share of our profits

  • Career progression and learning and development

  • Employee Assistance Programme; A free, confidential helpline, offering advice and support with financial, relationship, work-related and wellbeing issues, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Including a mobile app providing a range of wellness content on physical, mental, social, and financial wellbeing

  • Perks and savings, such as digital gift card discounts, online cashback, in-store and online coupons and lifestyle offers

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • A company who cares about our communities; the environment and being a better business! Click here to read about The Greggs Pledge

  • Colleague Networks – internal groups where colleagues and their allies can share their own experiences, offer feedback on the way we do things at Greggs, and provide support to one another

About the role

  • Management Grade A

  • This is a full-time role, however flexibility in this will be considered

  • We know that having a work-life balance is important, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role

  • The base location for this role is flexible however as a Head Office role travel and overnight stays to Greggs House, Newcastle upon Tyne and other Supply Chain sites will be required at times. 

Reporting to the Technical Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading a deep dive of our Food safety management systems across the Supply Chain and logistics network, including auditing, review and simplification of our standards and procedures. 
The role requires you to have a strong technical and systems knowledge, excellent communication skills, ability to influence others, highly organised and work independently with minimal supervision. 

The role will involve occasional travel; therefore, flexibility and a full clean driving license is essential. 

What you'll do

  • Lead the review and harmonisation of priority areas of the Food safety management systems across the Supply Chain and Logistics network 

  • Conduct audits of the implementation of all centralised standards and procedures across the sites. 

  • Create action plans to prioritise the key action areas and provide workable solutions for implementation across the sites 

  • Drive continuous improvement whilst ensuring standards of BRC Global Food Standard and Greggs standards are maintained 

  • Engage and consult with Regional Technical Managers to discuss changes, potential impact and solutions. 

  • Work with the Technical Standards team to develop Standards and procedures as required to drive consistency across sites    

  • Proactively work and consult with the technical and cross functional teams across the business to ensure changes are effectively implemented across supply chain and logistics network 

  • Provide KPI reports on the status of key action areas 

About you

We are looking for individuals who are driven, and can demonstrate:

  • A minimum 2 years' experience in food manufacturing or central food retail operations 

  • Excellent knowledge of the BRCGS Food Standard and Quality Management Systems 

  • Have qualifications in HACCP and Food safety at minimum level 3. 

  • Internal audit qualification and experience auditing against the BRCGS food standard 

  • Can multi-task and work with multiple priorities at pace, delivering results within tight timescales 

  • A result focused approach with excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others 

  • Enjoy being part of a hard-working team, sharing the same end goal, and celebrating results together 

  • Are supportive of an inclusive culture – recognising and valuing that difference is good 

  • Want to develop and are ready to work alongside some great people and have lots of fun on your Greggs journey! 

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us! We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

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