Food Quality Manager
Vickerstock are working in partnership with a leading food manufacturing organisation who invest heavily in R&D and are expanding their business. They are undergoing a period of further growth and require a Quality Manager to join their team.
Quality Manager: Overview
The successful applicant will be responsible for the Quality Management of a site with 100 employees, they will report to the Senior Technical Manager and lead the quality department in delivering the highest standards throughout the production process.
Quality Manager: Duties
Manage the quality function of the site and oversee the quality department
Design, implement and maintain site Quality Management System
Lead site HACCP team, ensuring adherence to company and external standards
Product inspections, ensuring customer quality standards are met at all times
Monitor site hygiene and Quality standards through regular audits, trending non-conformances and auctioning corrective action where necessary
Assist with HR procedures including dealing with disciplinary procedures, training requirements and the recruitment process
Responsible for operative and team KPIs, ensuring that productiveness is maximised and customer requirements are fulfilled
Develop understanding of quality requirements throughout the site through training and guidance
Liaise with customers and statutory bodies during site 3rd part audits
Implementing and improving upon internal, customer and legislative Quality and BRC, GMP and HACCP legislative standards – setting up, managing and adhering to procedures
Quality Manager: Essential Criteria
You will hold a relevant 3rd level qualification in a Food Science or related subject or have demonstrable experience in a quality management role
You must have at least 3 years previous experience within a food manufacturing environment ideally as a manager
Ability to work to strict deadlines within a fast paced environment is important
Good knowledge of HACCP, BRC and Health & Safety standards
Experience writing reports and creating quality procedures
Able to carry out audits in the FMCG environmentApply for this job.