Mars UK • Verden, Lower Saxony, Germany

Supplier Quality Assurance Manager Dry / C&T (m/f/d)

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Being a Mars Associate is all about opportunity. The opportunity to do the kind of challenging, interesting work that shapes the world’s best-loved brands. To work with real purpose, supported by talented, friendly people from all sorts of different backgrounds. And to access the tools, training, and experience you need to have a positive impact on our business, on the planet, and, most importantly, on your own career. Being a Mars Associate is more than a job. It’s the opportunity to start your tomorrow, today.

The role of Suppler Quality Assurance Manager manages a pan-European team of quality professionals who assure quality with our supplier base. This includes the implementation of and conformance with the Mars, Inc. quality standards to ensure a proactive risk management of raw and packaging materials. The Supplier Quality Assurance Team assesses, audits and measures supplier performance against agreed standards in the area of food safety, quality, legal, and environmental risks and partners with the Sourcing, R&D and Supply community to ensure business quality objectives are achieved.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Level in a Science or Engineering discipline or equivalent

  • Knowledgeable in quality management tools & techniques experience, risk management tools

  • Experience of supervising and directing people (up to 3 years)

  • 5-8 years of experience in Manufacturing, Quality or related field.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Develop new methods, tools and programs for quality assurance. Lead developmental initiatives or programs within an area of expertise.

  • Highlight shortcomings in compliance processes, systems and procedures and suggest appropriate improvements. Work is focused on an assigned unit or discipline.

  • Supporting internal customers or helping senior colleagues manage internal client relationships.

  • Deliver small-scale or medium-scale projects while working within an established program management plan.

  • Managing and motivating the team

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022