Quality Manager

DR Newitt
Up to £45,000
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Manager, Buckinghamshire – Up to £45,000

I am currently recruiting a Quality Manager for a successful food manufacturer, based in Buckinghamshire. To provide leadership in managing the company’s Quality Management and for continuous QM improvement, managing all aspects of QA and QC activities, from receipt to processing of raw materials into finished products

As Quality Manager you will report to the Technical Manager, with key responsibilities:  

  • Ensure the quality of raw materials and finished products are in compliance with necessary product specifications
  • Maintain compliance of all products throughout the factory environment including documentation and product review from Goods In to Despatch
  • Be responsible for all quarantine and quality order processes on the company computer system
  • Implementation and development of the company Quality and Food Safety Management System.
  • HACCP Team member
  • Ensure production environments are maintained to high standards
  • Contribute to the delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of the manufacturing facility to provide operational effectiveness and ensure quality compliance of products.
  • Investigate and report on all non-conformances
  • Internal Auditor
  • Train staff to improve staff awareness and knowledge in food safety and quality.
  • Deputise, where necessary for absent members of the Technical Department including Technical Manager and Assistants
  • Strong liaison with Sales Department for satisfactory completion of customer samples
  • Responsible for laundry of production and warehouse overalls
  • Ownership of specific quality documentation and procedures with specific regard to factory activities (Cleaning Manual, Training Memos, Raw Material and Finished Product Procedures, Shelf Life Analysis, Physical Allergen Compliance)
  • Supervision of Quality Laboratory / Kitchen
  • Responsible for ensuring all relevant samples are obtained and action taken accordingly (customer, laboratory and supplier)

To be considered for this position the candidate must have:

  • Experience working as a QA Manager
  • Worked with Major UK Retailers
  • Experience of working in a fast pace environment
  • Full knowledge of HACCP and Major UK Retailers Codes of Practice
  • Chilled food experience
  • Familiarity of managing small teams  

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30 pm

Salary £35,000 - £45,000  

If you would like to apply for this role then please send me your most recent and up to date CV to Sophie@drnewitt.com or if you would like to discuss this role, the company or the exact location of the this role in more detail then please call Sophie on 0131 226 5060 or 07784676778, Mon - Fri 8.45am till 7.30pm

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