OPM are recruiting for a Compliance Manager


Following recent investment and growth

OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group Limited

Has an immediate requirement to appoint an additional Compliance Manager to join our Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality team at our Head Office in Leeds.

You will be instrumental in furthering our reputation for great print and customer service and be part of successful business certified to ISO 9001:2015, BRC/IoP Global Standard Food Packaging standards Grade AA and PS9000:2016.

OPM believe in quality, innovation and most of all its people!

What to expect from this opportunity:

A great opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with a desire to promote improvements and implement standards and compliance initiatives to ensure OPM meet the demanding requirements of its clients and help continue to build our long term success.

What we are looking for:  Commitment, Passion, Drive and Focus

This is a “hands on” role and to be successful you will need to be a fully qualified quality professional.


Job duties and responsibilities will include:

Communicating Quality Assurance (QA) requirements across the company – maintaining a robust quality inspection/standard programme through the manufacturing facility. Conducting random quality inspections of incoming and outgoing goods, whilst controlling non-conforming products, investigations and carrying out risk-management.

Monitoring and measuring Management System effectiveness – Working closely with the QA Manager and other Heads of Department managers, you will monitor and maintain the processes in the production and publication of company procedures and supporting forms, structure and effectiveness of the company Business Management System. This includes Data/Root Cause Analysis, Auditing (corrective and improvement action) and report writing.

QA planning activity – Supporting the QA Manager, to ensure improvement actions are implemented and closed within agreed timescales.

Supply Chain assessments and monitoring – You will be used to dealing with suppliers and maintaining a demanding regime of accuracy and excellence. You will be methodical, precise and be able to maintain accurate record systems and report accordingly.

Customer Support – Support customer visits on-site/off-site

Health & Safety you will manage safe systems of work and ensure compliance with relevant legislation

Environmental role you will ensure company systems are compatible with environmental standards and legislation, including conformity to Group policies and practices, including Corporate Social Responsibility and Zero labels to Landfill Policy.

You will be working in a Quality role with a background in:

Extensive experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment – (Print and packaging background would be advantageous)

Understanding of the scope and purpose of Quality Plans and Quality Management Tools and Techniques a background in Quality Assurance (ISO 9000 series) Producing Quality Performance Reports against Audit Criteria, Objectives / KPIs, Contractual Requirements

Person Specification:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management/multi-tasking skills/able to prioritise effectively
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, BRC/IoP Global Standard Food Packaging standards and PS9000:2016
  • Broad experience of carrying out third party audits (on suppliers sites)
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office and SharePoint)
  • Comfortable building and maintaining effective client relationships
  • Confidence in dealing with large, corporate clients
  • Exemplary levels of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This permanent position is Leeds based (with UK travel and some overseas travel) and with the benefits of pension scheme and life assurance protection scheme. Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Equal Opportunities

OPM Group is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package based on experience. We look forward to hearing from you please send your CV and contact details to iwouldratherbe@opmgroup.co.uk