Quality Control Manager

DR Newitt
£37,000 - £42,000
10 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Our client, an industry leading food manufacturer is looking for a Quality Manager for their site in Stirlingshire. Of science/food degree level, you must have a can do attitude and be passionate about what you do. If this sounds like you, get in touch!

The role:

  • Lead and manage the daywork, shift and micro QC teams.
  • The role also involves working in conjunction with departments to provide specification information and testing regimes.
  • NC and RFT provide data and provide resource to resolve.
  • The key deliverables are to ensure that all required product and raw material testing is carried out in line with legal, global and site guidelines.
  • Appropriate levels of interaction with Site SHE, Production, Technical, Maintenance/Services and Process Development groups are necessary.
  • Ensure safe operation across all the areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with all Quality, Food safety/hygiene, Environmental standards and procedures.
  • Ensure all data generated is accurate and promptly reported in the site systems.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of interface.
  • Motivate and inspire all individuals.
  • Ensure testing output meets the requirements of the production schedule and in turn satisfies customer demand.

The candidate:

  • Strong leadership skills are critical as success will be delivered through people engagement and giving appropriate direction to personnel.
  • Organisational skills, good problem solving, balanced decision making, and people motivation.
  • Knowledge of Analytical and Microbiology tests.
  • Experience of continuous improvement techniques e.g. 5S, Kaizen, Lean.
  • Experience in a Food, Drink or Pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Previous experience of using the SAP or similar transactional and planning systems is desirable.
  • Computer literacy with MS suite
  • Recognised degree or higher level educational qualification (BSc, MSc, HNC, HND) in a relevant subject.
  • Food safety /food hygiene and/or H&S qualifications would be beneficial.

What’s on offer:

  • Very attractive salary + benefits.
  • Above standard holiday and pension package.

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