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Quality Assurance Manager - Cosmetics Scale Up

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    Research & Development, Internal Operations

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    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex McDougall

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    about 1 month ago

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Quality Assurance Manager - Cosmetics Scale Up - £55,000-£60,000 + package

Established with the sole vision of creating a unique shopping experience within a market notorious with high markups and (often) unnecessary celebrity endorsements, this disruptive start-up within the cosmetics sector are looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join their lively, high-calibre team.

They seek someone from a cosmetics, FMCG or food & beverage background to sit within their Supply Chain & Operations pillar and lead all QA activity. You will be responsible for process & policy, CAPA, audits and legislative activity, working with a multitude of internal stakeholders across Supply Planning, SRM, Technical/NPD, and external groups within Packaging, Manufacturing & industry regulators.

The business is young, daring, and above all committed to quality and value. They act with a sense of purpose and accountability and are keen to hire likeminded people!

Quality Assurance Manager, key accountabilities:

  • Lead all QA prevention, investigative and remedial activity across the business

  • Work cross-functionally with diverse stakeholder groups to ensure audits, CAPA, policy & processes are up to date and fully optimal.

  • Drive continuous improvement within the quality function

  • Ensure business compliance with industry regulation & legislation

  • Develop relationships with key external stakeholder groups (manufacturing, packaging, suppliers etc)

This is a fantastic chance to join a business experiencing nearly 100% year-on-year growth at a fascinating stage of their development. If you're a dynamic Quality Assurance Manager, with a passion for the cosmetics/retail industry, apply today to schedule a confidential conversation. Alternatively, email your CV to Alex at

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