Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

St Neots, Cambridgeshire
11 Aug 2017
11 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

Location: St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £Competitive

Find a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life!

It’s their mission to make the best chocolates on the planet. To do that, they need the best people. That’s why, like their recipes, if you’ve the right ingredients, they’ll invest their time and attention to make sure you reach your potential.

To be part of their team you’ve got to be passionate about what you do. Obsessively so. Everyone here is constantly striving to do their best work – and together they’ve already achieved some amazing things including; Being the only British chocolatier to grow their own cocoa; created ethical partnerships with over 170 cocoa farmers in St Lucia and have opened a medical centre for a cocoa-farming community in Ghana that provides crucial healthcare to more than 5,000 people…And they’re just getting started. Come and be a part of what’s next.

About the role:

- Establishing working relationships with the team and supporting in driving a culture of Quality Assurance

- Supporting the development and execution of their 12-month rolling Quality Management objectives to maintain compliance and protect the business

- Managing the Quality Management Systems in line with the required industry standards (BRC, HACCP, Organic)

- Supporting the delivery of up to date information to the operational management structure

- Resolving quality and food safe issues which arise, suggesting and implementing prevention procedures and practices

- Support in the delivery of quality training programs for teams

- Measure quality of chocolate and product output and engage with development to improve specifications, quality and shelf life

- Keep Senior Management abreast of internal audit issues and changes to standards, legislation and best practice

- Report on key measures such as product quality, complaints, GMP compliance and actively use these findings to drive and inform improvement

- Support the Quality Manager as required and deputise in their absence

About you:

- Bachelor’s degree in food science or similar related subject, or equivalent work experience of Quality Management

- Certified Quality Auditor would be advantageous

- Driving a culture of right first time and continuous improvement

- Working knowledge of BRC & HACCP

- Quality inspection, internal auditing and testing experience

- Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of Quality Assurance

- Distribution Centre / Warehouse experience desirable

You may have experience of the following: Assistant Quality Manager, Assistant QA Manager, Quality Standards, Assistant Manufacturing Manager, Assistant Production Manager, Auditing, Assistant Audit Manager, Assistant Quality Assurance Manager, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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