Site Quality Manager

Herefordshire Permanent £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Leading food company
  • Opportunity to grow & develop

About Our Client

This is an established business with a recognisable brand and a great reputation in the market. They continue to invest in diversifying their product ranges and you have the opportunity to support them in ensuring that quality remains at the centre of all that they do.

Job Description

As the Site Quality Manager you will be responsible for maintaining and controlling all aspects which maintain product quality and dealing with product quality deviations. With additional support from the wider Technical function, you will be ensuring that due diligence is maintained across site in accordance to HACCP. You will be ensuring that product standards are consistently met with respect to food safety and quality parameters and that audits are effectively coordinated and documentation is controlled in line with the accredited standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • HACCP and HACCP system management
  • Monitor Food Safety near-miss system and preventative action
  • QA Laboratory management including the analytical and microbiological testing of products and anaylsing trends
  • Coordinating training requirements
  • Managing of customer complaint investigations and product quality failures
  • Monitoring site hygiene and housekeeping audits and driving improvement opportunities
  • Facilitating external audits with assistance from Quality Technologist and NPI and Quality Coordinator
  • Lead quality improvement activities
  • Assisting with process improvement activities
  • Non-conformance investigation and management
  • Internal auditing schedule and adherence
  • Working in conjunction with the Head of Technical to provide long term improvement solutions
  • Problem solving
  • Managing, coaching & developing a team

The Successful Applicant

You could be a QA Manager looking for a step up or a Site Quality Manager/Technical Manager looking for a new challenge. The successful applicant must have food, drink or food packaging experience & the following:

  • Ideally a scientific degree or equivalent
  • Intermediate HACCP
  • Food Safety experience
  • Experience managing a lab function/processes would be advantageous
  • Auditing experience and the ability to interact with customers during audits
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to effectively motivate and manage teams

What's on Offer

Circa £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

Joy Oguzie
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9388

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Quality, Technical
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Joy Oguzie
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9388
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