QA Manager (Food)

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£32k - £34k Annual
Job Title: QA Manager

Location: Northampton

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 (depending on experience)

Brief Duties:

· Co-ordinating with the Technical Manager, ensure effective implementation of the HACCP plans and Pre-requisite Procedures.

· Day-to-day management of the Quality Team to deliver Quality Assurance from receipt of raw materials to the release and dispatch of finished products

· Monitor and report on the KPI for internal non-conformances and trends.

· Maintain appropriate schedules and procedures for monitoring and implement corrective actions for out of specification finished product and environmental microbiology and water quality

· With the support of the Technical Team, manage and maintain the diary of CCP verification audits and trials, performing some audits where timing dictates and signing-off other audits carried out by the Quality Team.

· Play a key role in maintaining the any specific accreditations of the site

· A key support in BRC, EHO, Trading Standards, customer and other third-party audits and site visits

· Prepare reports and participate in planned reviews of the Food Safety and Quality Management System and associated results.

· As a customer facing manager, take responsibility for communicating the results of customer enquiries relating to live materials and launched products and processes.

· Drive continuous improvement through the traceability and document reviews.

· Using the resources available, forward planning, leadership and management skills ensure the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Quality Team are constantly achieved.

· Where necessary, enforce discipline when standards are not met.

· Conduct regular factory Quality Tours

· Manage the customer complaints process in-line with the company policy

Candidate Requirements:

· Qualification relevant to the food industry, preferably degree or HND level.

· Able to demonstrate relevant experience of working in a quality role within food manufacturing.

· Detailed knowledge of a range of food manufacturing processes.

· Relevant food legislation and food standards - working awareness of BRC standards.

· Audit training and experience.

· HACCP training essential - candidate will be further trained to required level.

· People management skills and experience essential.

· Ability to manage projects, priorities and deliver to timescales with accuracy.

· Ability to solve problems in an innovative and practical way whilst working in a demanding environment.

For immediate consideration, please submit an up to date CV detailing your relevant skills and experience. Interaction Recruitment, Northampton (Apply online only) - Naomi Penn

Reference: 620370258

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