Quality Manager

DR Newitt
01 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Manager (Full Time OR Part Time)

I’m currently working with a fast growing business who supply specialist ingredients into food manufacturers and distributors across Europe. They have a great reputation and are proud to offer very unique products with an unrivalled service.

To cover maternity leave, they are looking to a recruit a Quality Manager on a 16 month contract. The role is currently part time with 3 direct reports. However, they will also consider a full time candidate with the right experience. As a part time role, you can work any of the 3 days Mon-Fri.

Role Objectives

  • To lead quality within the business and ensure quality is embedded in all areas of the business, as a member of the site management team
  • Ensuring  quality risk is accounted for and managed in the operational and commercial activities of the business
  • To  manage the maintenance and development of the company quality management system
  • To ensure the company remains compliant to the various quality standards certified to the business through the effective running of the quality function
  • To manage the QC and QA team
  • Managing and conducting internal audit programmes and assisting in the management of any associated CAPA’s
  • Management of deviations and events including creation and closure of deviations, and supporting CAPA creation and execution
  • Management of the laboratory, QC/QA staff and associated budgets
  • Design and management of appropriate quality training modules for all relevant staff
  • Preparation and hosting of audits by customers,  certification bodies and regulatory agencies

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience of leading the quality function in a commercial food and/or food ingredient environment working to FSSC 22000 and organic standards
  • Experience of ISO 9001 Quality Management certification
  • Experience of management and development of a QMS in a food environment
  • Experience of managing, preparation and hosting of audits from customers, certification bodies and regulatory agencies
  • Experience of managing a QC laboratory

The hours of work for the full time role are Mon-Thursday, 8am-5pm (although there can be some flexibility here) and Friday half day. The part time role would be pro-rata 3 days (of your choice). There is a competitive salary on offer, annual discretionary bonus based on performance and company pension scheme with 3% contributions.

If you would like to be part of a successful growing business, don’t delay in sending your application.

Quality Manager, Technical Manager, Assistant Technical Manager, Deputy Technical Manager, Quality Supervisor, Quality Team Leader, Full Time, Part Time, Part-Time

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