Quality Assurance Manager Wigan Lancashire Food Manufacturing FMCG
We are recruiting for a for a Quality Assurance Manager for a leading Food Manufacturer
Based in Wigan Lancashire the role is commutable from Manchester Leigh Warrington Bolton St Helens etc.
Reporting to the site Technical Manager the successful candidate will manage and develop a team of Quality Co-ordinators and will ensure that they have appropriate technical standards in place to support the manufacturing department. Play a key role in ensuring compliance with legislation and accreditation standards and for ensuring a robust and properly managed HACCP system is in place.
- Will include finished goods post batch testing; quarantine, release and positive release; microbiology (scheduled testing and interpretation)
- External testing regimes including allergen validation, water testing and cleaning verification; line reconciliations
- Control of non-conforming product and completing customer complaint investigations.
- Additional accountabilities include management of daily batch taste panel and arising actions, participating in daily manufacturing meetings, development of the Quality team
- Deputising for the Site Technical Manager and liaising with the Laboratory Co-ordinator to ensure that raw materials are inspected to the correct standard.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Degree or equivalent in a food related subject.
- Experience of leading, managing and developing a team of people.
- Experience of BRC, HACCP and retailer audits.
- Previous experience in a similar role within an FMCG / Food Manufacturing environment
- Able to communicate at different levels within the business.
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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