Raw Materials Quality Manager

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Raw Materials Quality Manager

  • Post Date:11th December 2023
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Don’t miss this opportunity for an experienced Raw Materials Quality Manager with recognised qualifications to join the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments.

Raw Materials Quality Manager

Midsomer Norton, BA3 4RT

  • Full Time, Permanent Position
  • Salary Dependent on Experience

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, colour and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

About The Role

Thanks to our innovative products and great team – we are proud that the business is continuing to grow, we now have an opportunity for Raw Materials Quality Manager to join our professional Operations team based in Midsomer Norton.


  • Develop and promote specific test techniques for incoming raw materials used within the Printing & Packaging Materials, Advanced Materials business units.
  • Develop a risk-based categorisation system for raw materials, and establish a risk-based approach to raw material use and changes.
  • Promote best practice, quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organisation.
  • Drive raw material risk philosophy throughout the Printing & Packaging Materials, Advanced Materials business.
  • Monitor and report on trends to ensure that any potential future RM / process variability is identified and communicated to ensure process and product consistency.
  • Utilises the Capability Studies, Process Control, Product Compliance and Measurement Systems to ensure compliance to agreed materials specifications.
  • Support Customer Complaints & Customer Satisfaction systems e.g. EtQ
  • Supplier facing interactions with respect to quality issues around raw materials and packaging.
  • Support and on occasion lead raw material and packaging change control processes (Management of Change – MOC).
  • Liaise with the purchasing functions in the event of raw material / packaging issues, carrying out supplier audits where required.
  • Act as the conduit between onsite and off-site functions on all aspects of raw material variations.
  • Management of raw material shelf-life processes
  • Safety Commitment

Qualifications / Experience Critical For The Job Holder

  • University degree, or equivalent, in Chemistry or related discipline
  • Previous experience in a chemical environment
  • Auditor with experience of dealing with external parties
  • Confident communicator at all levels
  • Ability to set clear priorities and react to business needs
  • People influencer – encouraging others to adopt a quality culture
  • Trend analysis skills to prevent out-of-tolerance conditions


  • Competitive Salary depending on experience
  • Company pension
  • Competitive holiday entitlement increasing with service
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Further training opportunities
  • Access to discounts and savings at some of the UK’s biggest retailers
  • Free onsite parking

How to apply for the Raw Materials Quality Manager role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position based in Midsomer Norton, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Materials Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control Manager Raw Materials, Raw Materials Compliance Supervisor, Quality Assurance, Materials Risk Management Lead, Supplier Quality Manager, Chemical Materials Compliance Manager, Quality and Safety Manager, Raw Materials Process Assurance Supervisor, Chemical Quality Control, Compliance Manager.


To apply please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3768250330