QA Manager / Quality Manager

Food & Drink Recruit
£Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
5 Sep 2019
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Quality Assurance Manager near Sunderland, Food Manufacturing

We are recruiting for a for an exciting QA Manager opportunity on behalf of our top rated Food Manufacturer

Based in the North East, the role is commutable from Sunderland, Newcastle, Darlington, Hartlepool, Teeside, Durham, Cleveland etc.

The Role:

You will be responsible for monitoring and documenting the Food and Safety Programmes, ensuring adherence to all quality, food safety and legislation guidelines related to the processing of the company's products.

Responsibilities include:
  • Leading internal and external audits
  • Investigating and responding to customer complaints
  • Taking the lead on investigations into key deviations from process and customer specification, ensuring that appropriate action is taken to bring the process back under control.
  • General Maintenance of Food Safety Management Systems
  • Leading the HACCP and TACCP teams
  • Managing the QA team, focusing on supporting and leading them to deliver successful results for the business.
  • Monitoring departmental KPI's and challenging improvement, when required, to ensure targets are achieved and improved.
  • Carrying out senior management meetings
  • Working with other departments to drive and implement change

The successful candidate will have the following experience/qualities:
  • Experience within a similar position in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of leading a team is essential, as you will be responsible for a team of x7 QA people
  • HACCP Level 4 certification
  • Internal Auditor certification
  • Excellent knowledge of BRC
  • Experience of leading audits
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Experience of applying food legislation to manufacturing practice, you'll have experience of managing supplier auditors and the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life data
  • Experience of implementing improvements and innovations
  • Must enjoy equally working in a team and autonomously
  • Working with the Operations and Production Managers closely and be Production thought driven
  • Highly Organised
  • Strong and proactive leader who is good at decision making

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Salary: £Competitive (depending on experience)

To Apply: Please press the "apply" button

Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This may be of interest to those looking for the following roles: Technical Manager Quality Assurance Manager QA Manager Food Technologist Quality Systems Manager, QA Auditor, Quality Auditor, Technical Supervisor, Food Drink Beverage FMCG

Food and Drink Recruit are a leading specialist recruitment agency. We can fill any specialised roles for Food and Drink Manufacturing Companies across the UK.

Our recruitment covers all disciplines such as NPD, Technical, Quality, Engineering, HR, Production, IT, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Planning etc.

Check our website for more details:

Contact Us
  • Spen Court
  • Leeds
  • LS16
  • GB
  • 0113 2250 907
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