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Assistant Quality / Technical Manager

b3 jobs
West Midlands Region
c. £32,000
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Assistant Quality / Technical Manager

c. £32,000
West Midlands
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8613

The company

Using both traditional and contemporary methods and ingredients, the growth of this company has gone strength to strength now reaching into retail, food service and wholesale markets within the UK and internationally. They pride themselves on excellent ingredients and a wide range of products as well as vegan alternatives.

About the Assistant Quality / Technical Manager job

The purpose of your role will be to bring versatility with a ‘can do’ attitude to join the quality department where you will report into the Quality Manager and play a key role in ensuring legislative and regulatory standards are always met and adhered to.

Key tasks

  • Conduct detailed investigations into causes of non-conformity, including complaint trends, quality, and factory compliance and be involved in lab testing as well as ensuring that all glass and plastic, pest controls are risk assessed to determine its inspection frequency and accurate records are made.
  • Ensure GMP audits are completed and are of sufficient detail to ensure all aspects of the HACCP programme is covered. Be involved in scheduling and training amongst the quality and technical departments.
  • Carry out internal audit schedule including GMP and Hygiene, ensure that raised non-conformances are tracked and closed within a timely manner as well as external auditing by attending technical visits and first production runs and communicate openly with audit bodies and site team.
  • Manage the sites traceability requirements, ensuring that trace abilities are completed in accordance with the schedule and that any actions are raised and closed out swiftly. Complete and submit all customer due diligence documentation in a timely manner.

About You

The successful candidate shall have the experience and knowledge along with a track record of managing teams and ability to address issues effectively and in compliance with legislative and company policies & procedures. You shall be able to demonstrate compliance with all aspects of product safety and legality.

  • Level 3 HACCP & good BRC knowledge is essential.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels verbally and written.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Have knowledge of customer compliance systems and requirements, currently (but not exclusively) Booker compliance, Brandbank, Erudus and Qadex.
  • Provide ability to problem solving in a fast-paced environment.

More details

The Assistant Quality / Technical Manager job is based in West Midlands and is paying c. £32,000 according to your experience. On some occasions you will be required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business. You may be expected to attend the building out of normal office hours to meet the requirements of Quality Systems.

Alternate job titles

Head of Technical | QA Manager | Quality Assurance Manager | Senior Quality Manager | Food Manufacturing Technical Management Jobs | Food Safety Jobs | QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Auditor | Quality Controller | Quality Auditor | QA Assistant | Quality Assurance Technician | Food Industry Graduate Jobs



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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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