Group Quality Supplier Auditor

Role Title: Group Quality Supplier Auditor

Reference Number: KC11407

Location: Longford/Westmeath/Cavan

Perm/Contract: 12 Month Contract

Next generation are currently recruiting an experienced Group Quality Supplier Auditor to join a large multinational Food organisation with in excess of 10 sites globally. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that technical/quality standards are adhered across all internal sites and external suppliers to the business. This is a senior level role within the business which would also see the successful candidate manage the full third Party Supplier Management process. This is an excellent opportunity for somebody to be part of a business that is going through a rapid phase of expansion.


  • Develop and implement supplier strategy based on a number of criteria to include risk assessments. Auditing of suppliers and be part of internal audit teams
  • Ensure Third Party Suppliers across Ireland and Europe adhere to company quality standards.
  • Liaise regularly with site based Technical and Quality teams to ensure alliance with internal standards
  • Dealing with customer and supplier queries
  • Liaise externally with customers to ensure any changes to customer's standards are implemented across all sites.
  • Review procedures, compile reports and liaise with colleagues and senior management.
  • Manage post audit process and ensure corrective actions are followed up at local level.
  • Assist in management of specifications management systems to ensure all files are kept up to date.


  • 3+ years' experience in a senior quality position within a Food manufacturing environment. (Experience within a primary or cooked meats facility is essential)
  • Flexibility to travel is required
  • Experience developing and implementing QMS systems
  • Experience in a compliance/internal auditor position is essential, Internal audit qualification is beneficial
  • Excellent written, verbal and problem solving skills.

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.

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