Quality Manager

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Dumfries and Galloway Region
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience and training level
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
SN42660
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a well-known food manufacturing, that specialises in supporting food markets within the UK.

An exciting opportunity has been created for a Quality Manager.

The role

  • Manage a team of site Quality personnel through the Shift Technical Co-ordinators promoting teamwork, staff development and performance review.
  • Ensure ownership of Allergen management, GMP, HACCP, food safety and legality at all levels whilst always driving continuous improvements.
  • Working with the cross functional teams to ensure full compliance with all Company and customer requirements including BRC.
  • Key liaison for Technical activities for internal and external customers.
  • Drive a quality culture, leading by example.
  • Assist in leading the HACCP team, ensuring regular reviews, audits and maintenance of the systems are in place.
  • Lead investigations into customer complaints and queries.
  • Monitor standards of factory hygiene and manufacturing standards through regular audits and inspections.
  • Assist in the management of internal audits and performance review, conducting internal audits as allocated.
  • Assist, and where necessary lead third party and customer audits i.e.: BRC. Preparing and coordinating corrective action close out where applicable (including Root Cause Analysis)

The candidate

  • Level 3 or above in Food Safety and Food Hygiene.
  • Lead Auditor or Internal Auditor qualification.
  • Quality Management training or proven demonstrable experience.
  • In depth understanding of quality control procedures and relevant legal standard
  • Conscientious and flexible manager able to implement and adapt change management.
  • Proven people manager with strong leadership skills.
  • Confident communicator able to deal with personnel at all levels within the business.
  • Competent IT user able to provide data analysis, reports, audits and present performance data.
  • Able to complete confidently customer complaint responses, reports, risk assessments, safety and quality policies, procedures and check sheets.
  • Sound understanding of BRC and Customer COP’s with experience of leading and conducting audits.

What’s on offer?

  • A starting salary of up to £35,000
  • Pension
  • 29 days annual leave
  • Standard working hours are37.5 hours per week, typically 8.00am –  16.00 with a 30 minute lunch break, Monday – Friday.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated professional.  If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your most recent CV to Simon Norris.

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