Quality Manager

DR Newitt
South Wales
Attractive Salary
18 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Manager

South Wales

Attractive Salary  

An exciting opportunity arises for a food manufacturer based in South Wales looking for a Quality Manager to join their team.

The Role

  • Gap analysis and interpretation of BRC standard, customer requirements and legislation and incorporate requirements into current Quality Management System
  • Leading customer, TSO, EHO and BRC audits and follow-up of resulting non-conformances
  • Maintenance of QMS
  • Maintenance of HACCP and annual HACCP review
  • Calibration programme
  • Training of workforce against QMS
  • Developing initiatives for the continuous improvement of factory and product standards
  • Customer complaints
  • Responsibility for hygiene team
  • Finished product specifications
  • Supplier assurance programme
  • Writing legal product labels
  • Risk assessments
  • Internal auditing
  • Traceability studies
  • Management of / supporting QA staff with routine daily issues
  • Management of team – performance reviews, coaching / supporting, recruitment, etc
  • Management of department KPIs

Essential requirements

  • Must have lead / jointly lead a BRC audit and therefore have excellent knowledge of the requirements of the BRC standard
  • Must have had previous experience as a QA or Technical Manager in food manufacturing and therefore managed a team of technical staff / QAs
  • Must have written a Quality Management System and been HACCP Team Leader / Joint Lead
  • Must have good working knowledge of food legislation
  • Must have good experience in dealing directly with customers during visits to customers premises, audits of site and pressurised situations such as complaints, product recalls, etc.

It would be good to have minimum of level 3 training in HACCP and / or food safety and formal internal auditing

If you are currently working within a similar role, and are looking for a fresh challenge please send your CV to Lexi Barratt at lexi@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to discuss the position further please call on 0131 266 5060

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