QA Team Leader (PM Shift)

DR Newitt
Leicester, Leicestershire
£23,000-£26,000 per annum
Closing date
29 Aug 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Are you ready to step up to QA Team Leader?

I am working with a major food company based in Leicester, looking to hire as soon as possible.

The Role:

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the principle duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Maintain and manage the production process against the latest legislation, agreed quality and safety standards and compliance with internal procedures
  • Co-ordinate and manage a dedicated QA team.
  • Ongoing management and implementation of the site QMS system.
  • Management of Pest Control service to site.
  • Leading investigation and corrective actions for complaint and non-conformances
  • Responsible for ensuring product safety and quality is maintained throughout the process chain
  • Ensuring adequate monitoring systems are in place focussed on food safety, process control, good manufacturing practice and food handling
  • Ensuring monitoring systems are communicated to relevant Managers
  • Work closely with Technical department, Development and Production to ensure smooth introduction of new products and thereafter maintenance of agreed standards
  • To champion HACCP ensuring legal, customer and third-party compliance
  • Liaise with Customers and Suppliers regarding day-to-day queries and issues surrounding quality and technical management

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within a chilled food environment – essential
  • A strong technical background with a sound understanding of Microbiology, HACCP and traceability
  • A positive and resilient leadership style with the ability to build and motivate your team and promote and drive changes in a fast-moving business
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

What’s on Offer?

  • A salary of around £23,000-£26,000 per annum
  • Monday-Friday; 14:00-22:00 pm
  • 28 days holidays (including banks)

If you are interested in this role, apply now or contact Sully for more information on 0131 226 5060 or

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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  • Edinburgh
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