Senior Quality Manager - Food manufacturing
Salary: £35-42,000 + benefits
Our client is a global food manufacturer with a reputation for excellence and as such requires an outstanding QA Manager to join the team
You will assist the Technical Manager in ensuring that site technical requirements are met. Key to the success of this role will be your ability to interact with the technical and operations teams to drive standards and exceed customer expectations. You will drive best practice through QA Managers and teams.
Ensuring all customer and third party audits exceed requirements.
Support product quality and traceability using internal audit systems.
Ensuring all new systems and technology meet customer requirements in a professional and refined manner.
Streamlining all reporting/process control and monitoring systems within the factory environment.
Co-ordinating QAM operation and ensuring all technical requirements are met on site.
Maintaining site technical integrity
Supporting the site technical manager where appropriate.
Ensuring HACCP criteria for the site is maintained
Deputising for site Technical Manager
Support group initiatives or projects as required, both within technical and the business in general
To monitor and control any negative environmental impact arising from the processes within area of responsibility; ensuring that all direct reports and colleagues are briefed and clear in regards to their responsibilities as outlined in the Group Risk Management System Manual.
To work in accordance with Health & Safety as outlined in the Health & Safety and Environmental Responsibilities DCN 2586.
Any other duties as may be required to fulfil the needs of the post.
Site green with respect to Customer standards
BRC grade A
Site Technical KPIs in line with targets e.g product micro, environmental micro
Complaints in line with customer targets
Robust complaints reduction plan - with clear objectives and monitoring
NCN sign off plan - green internal audit status.
Rationalisation process - clear measurable targets in line with KPIs
Take reasonable care the Health and Safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your actions.
To be responsible for driving Health and Safety in your area of responsibility including (not exhaustive) compliance, reporting, investigation, improvement, training etc
Work in a safe manner and observe the Company Health and Safety Rules and Procedures.
Cooperate with Managers and other personnel of the Company to achieve a healthy and safe workplace environment.
Degree educated or equivalent.
Quality management leadership experience
Experience in the food industry Chilled food, agri fresh and high risk experience
Experience with major multiples
Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation, and organisational skills.
Team leadership qualities.
Initiative, self-motivated, well organised and assertive.
Logical approach, excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
Working knowledge of BRC standard, HACCP, Food Legislation, and Food Hygiene
Training, project management and coaching skills.
Advanced Diploma in Applied HACCP Principles.
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