QA Manager

Kent£32000 - £35000 per annum + Good package

Industry knowledge of fresh produce within food manufacturing? Experienced QA Manager? We want to hear from you!

OUR CLIENT
Is one of the UK's leading providers of premium quality leafy salads, fresh fruit and vegetables to the food service, manufacturing and retail sectors. Offering unbeatable quality, freshness and choice at a competitive price, the company prides itself on excellent service and product innovation.

THE QA MANAGER
The QA Manager is responsible for the effective management of the QC/QA team, and a key point of contact for the Site and Factory technical managers.

*Management of the QC team, including resource planning.
*Management of non conformance raised by the QC team: decision on and implementation of corrective actions, logging, trending and reporting
*Maintenance of external and internal specifications at all stages of process: all specifications to be up to date, accurate, signed and agreed with the customer
*Management of customer complaints: investigation and resolution, answers to customers, organisation of product replacement or credit when applicable.
*Regular reporting on product performance
*Monitoring of Good Manufacturing Practices during production, trending and reporting
*Help with preparation for all 3rd party audits
*Corrective actions for hygiene and micro non-conformances

THE CANDIDATE

*Minimum of 2 years' previous experience in a similar role
*Industry knowledge within food manufacturing & fresh produce
*Proven team management experience
*Hands on experience of accreditation standards (BRC and ISO)
*Experience of internal auditing
*Ability to lead crisis situations i.e. product withdrawals & recalls
*Tenacious with a passion for the right quality
*Able to make "grey area" decisions

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector
30 Jan 2013
27 Feb 2013
1301-46
Kandhu Recruitment
Food Manufacturing
Permanent