QA Manager

Recruiter
Spencer Ogden
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Manager
£35,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
London

My client, a leading multi-site manufacturer of chilled, ready to eat food is currently hiring a QA Manager in West London.

Key responsibilities:

• Ensuring company, customer and legislative requirements are met
• Understanding site and business performance indicators, measuring, monitoring and advising on KPIs
• Fully understand customer specifications and needs
• Agreeing standards and establishing clearly defined quality methods for staff to apply
• Maintain in conjunction with technical manager relevant site systems and documentation to the required standard
• Understand customer complaints. Investigate, respond and ensure 100% customer satisfaction
• Maintain and promote the QA culture through auditing, training and development of relevant staff
• Ensuring tests and procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and that product deviations are investigated as necessary
• To ensure micro analysis is carried out to schedule and collate / analyse results and act on them accordingly
• Coordinate internal audits/quality panels/GMP/hygiene audits to achieve necessary end result
• Liaise with the group technical administrator with regards to new product launches, ensuring that the technical team have updated system paperwork in time for launch
• Undertaking projects or ad hoc technical administration needs, as required (e.g. maintaining process sheets, collation of specific information).
• To assist the Technical manager and site teams as required during customer visits and audits
• Liaison with external legal enforcement agencies to authorised level
• Ensure thorough and effective corrective action is taken from any non conformance arising from raw material or product specification deviation
• Liaise with Food technologist and NPD on new/re-engineered products with regard to implementation in factory

The ideal candidate:

• Previous experience in Management position within FMCG essential
• Experience of managing a team
• Desires to find new and better ways of working
• Knows when to approaches other functional experts for assistance or clarity
• Ability to approach a problem in a clear and logical manner
• Takes ownership and is self-motivated
• A forward-thinker able to remain calm and focused in changing situations
• Needs to have commercial awareness to ensure that the creative projects are delivered against commercial targets and goals – of both the business and the customer

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For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office

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