QA Team Leader (PM Shift)

DR Newitt
Leicester, Leicestershire
£23,000-£26,000 per annum
29 Jul 2019
29 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

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

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