Quality Assurance Manager

Employer
KP Snacks
Location
Leominster, Herefordshire
Salary
up to £35k base salary + bonus, pension & lots more great benefits
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Operations, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Quality Assurance Manager

Leominster (Home of Tyrrells premium hand-cooked potato crisps)

 

As our Quality Assurance Manager, you’ll manage the day-to-day Quality function for the site. Responsible for driving food safety and quality standards as well as managing a team of Quality Technologists. The role is a senior position within the factory you’ll be expected to report into the factory Senior Leadership Team.

 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Drive Food Safety and Quality Standards within the factory including and through the maintenance of the sites QMS

  • Management of 3rd Part Quality and Food Safety audits

  • Coaching and Supporting the IWS DMS implementation in the factory, specifically but not just confined to the DMS from the Q -Pillar

  • Internal Auditing of site to BRC, AIB and customer standards and the sites internal auditing system / audit team

  • Managing Non-conformances and coordinating corrective actions on site

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Operational and hands-on

  • Comfortable working in a factory environment

  • Confident and assured – vocal when required

  • Comfortable in conflict management and driving resolution`

  • Use resources effectively to maintain standards

 

The multi-award-winning culture at KP Snacks is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be, working together to achieve great results.

 

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Food Science / related Degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience in a Technical/Quality Management position

  • Lead Auditor qualified

  • Level 4 Food Hygiene

  • Level 4 HACCP

  • Experience dealing with external customers

  • Experience managing QMS and HACCP system

  • Experience of FMCG processes

  • Experience Own label and Branded label products

  • Proven track record in Hygiene Systems, QMS and HACCP

  • Experience leading BRC and AIB Standards audits

 

Company

At KP Snacks we are passionate about our people and proud to offer exciting rewarding careers across our business.
Do you like the idea of joining KP’s awesome team of happy snackers?  We have a brilliant culture and opportunities in many different functions, so if you’re talented, enthusiastic and up for a challenge, we want to hear from you.
Wherever you work at KP Snacks, you’ll receive excellent training and support to help you be the best you can be.
We’re an expanding company and – as part of the privately owned Intersnack Group – there’s always the possibility to develop your career further afield in Europe as well as in the UK

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