Quality Assurance Supervisor

18 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Quality Assurance Supervisor
Department:        Technical
Reports to:        Technical Manager    


  • To carry out essential Quality checks in a food manufacturing environment
  • To highlight any non-conformances and follow up on points raised
  • To remain proactive in the approach of food quality standards
  • To maintain GMP standards and provided support in continuous improvement
  • To develop good working relationships with operations and production teams
  • Support project improvement activities.
  • Deputy to other members of QA Team.

Performance Measures:

  • Completion of tasks on daily checklist.
  • Adhere to the BRC standard.
  • Maintain the internal audit schedule
  • Closing out of non-conformances

Key job tasks:

  • To carry out essential factory Quality Assurance checks on a daily basis eg temperature, calibration etc
  • Maintain full technical calibration log and schedule equipment in for servicing / calibration.
  • To provide support/guidance to production staff with completion of documentation and provide training when issues are found
  • Ensure essential sampling program is adhered to eg micro, water, swabs
  • To maintain integrity of food safety documentation.
  • Be an active member of the site HACCP team and work closely with site managers and supervisors to ensure that the factory operates in such a way that food safety and quality objectives are met
  • Complete CCP audits as required.
  • Update and maintain the Quality Management System and create SOP for various activities relating to Food safety and Quality. 
  • Maintain the quality of products being manufactured including a programme of QAS testing. 
  • Ensure QA forms are available and correct versions in place, completed forms are checked and filed
  • Carry out allocated audits to schedule (GMP, CCP), write up and close out non-conformances as required via Non Conformance log
  • Ensure labelling database meets legal requirements on pack
  • To ensure that all employees have received appropriate training and that this is properly recorded and updated as necessary
  • Work with production, warehouse and dispatch teams to identify non-conformances and implement corrective actions.
  • To ensure Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are adhered to and to approach any GMP issues with resolve and assist in preventing re-occurrence
  • To maintain quality standards in line with the BRC Global standards
  • To be a champion in Quality Assurance
  • Support for all Food Safety or Quality Assurance training
  • To attend meetings or training commensurate to role
  • Provide team holiday absence coverage
  • Any other reasonable request.

Health and Safety

  • To work in accordance with the company Health & Safety policy
  • To ensure the staff understand, and comply with, their responsibilities under the company Health & Safety at Work policy

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