QA Supervisor (Nights)
My client is a successful Food Manufacturer placing strong emphasis on development and training. Now is an excellent time to join this leading business...
To lead and motivate the QA team in monitoring and evaluating product and processing systems and factory practices to ensure agreed standards of quality are achieved and improved upon and in addition to take a lead in generating and building a quality culture. Main responsibilities include the following:
To participate and direct QA team to observe and audit production processes and GMP ensuring products are made to specification and within customer codes of practice and Company standards, reporting findings to managers as appropriate
To coordinate non conformance findings including actions taken and report to relevant department managers ensuring completion of any required corrective actions from day to day issues e.g. micro results for positive release. In addition trend non conformances to identify recurring issues and find and recommend permanent solutions
To ensure products and ingredients are evaluated against specification
To assist in delivery of site standards for visits and audits either through direct input, indirect support and / or organisation of QA team activities.
To coordinate QA requirements for product launches e.g. update of required documentation / systems, liaison with Process team / line support to ensure product is manufactured to correct standard.
With guidance from Line Manager, manage QA activities required to deliver improvement of Technical KPIs e.g. audit of non conforming processes, complaint investigations, update of swab schedules, GMP audits, glass and plastic audits.
To plan and co-ordinate work of the QA team to meet requirements of the quality management system and the needs of the business ensuring that the QA team are kept up to date with all business and customer communication as appropriate
Lead, motivate and inspire QA team to achieve personal development and continuous improvement.
To operate in a safe working manner and support the site/business on continuous improvement relating to heath, safety and the environment
To promote a quality culture and help to develop the quality management system
Ideally you will have experience managing staff but this is not essential if you're confident and technically sound. You must have had experience working in Quality Assurance within the Food Industry.
Working 6pm-6am 3,2,2 continental shift pattern
40.25 Hours per week
22 Days holiday
£5000 life cover, rising to 1 x salary after 5 years of service
2% Matching Pension
Free health care after 5 years of service
Vouchers and Discounts
If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.