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Quality Manager /QA Manager

  • Location

    Trafford Park

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

  • Contact email:

    SaraF@Scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

  • Job ref:

    sf-qa-nw-m

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-20

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturing company is currently seeking a QA Manager to join their team to manage the QA function and ensure the site conforms to all aspects of the BRC standards, all products meet food safety, legal & quality and commercial requirements. Reporting into the Technical Director, this role will act as a site number two and be responsible for BRC, traceabilities etc.

QA Manager responsibilities include:

Management of the site QC team and systems.
Management and initiation of investigations for all customer complaints in conjunction with the Technical
Manager, Factory Manager, Production Managers and Maintenance functions as appropriate.
Ensuring all procedures in the Quality Manual are adequate and adhered to especially with respect to Critical
Control Points to ensure production of a safe and legal product meeting all quality criteria and customer
specification requirements.
Controlling and evaluation of the Pest Control measures and activities.
Assisting the Technical Manager with QC Appraisals, Disciplinary Actions and QC Daily tasks.
Ensuring hygiene schedules, microbiological testing, allergen testing and swabbing regimes are adhered to
and food safety issues are addressed
Validation of the processes and undertaking risk assessments.
Providing information as requested by customers.
Deputise in the absence of the Technical Manager on issues relating to the Quality Management System.
Carry out any other reasonable requests that help drive the business forward.
Provide cover for the QA Operatives as required.
Co‐ordinate training in accordance with the Human Resources function.
Dealing with Supplier / Internal non‐conformances and closing off in conjunction with the Technical Coordinator.
Breakdown / Preventative Maintenance Reports Technical sign‐off.
Conduct Halal & RSPO site audits
Carry out pre‐audit of site prior to customer visits.
Actively participate in the HACCP Team
Assist the Technical Manager in holding weekly Technical/QC meetings
Conduct an annual audit on the temporary labour provider
Ensure the calibration schedule is maintained and up‐to‐date
Ensure factory documentation is controlled
Assist with internal audits
Create documentation for new products and communicate new product information with the QCs and the production staff
Coordinate training matrix
Keep up‐to‐date micro testing regime and ensure test results are available as scheduled

You will be a QA Manager used to managing a team to BRC standards in the FMCG Food
manufacturing remit.



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