Senior QA / Technical Manager

Senior QA / Technical Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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A blue-chip food manufacturer is currently seeking a Senior QA / Technical Manager for a large manufacturing facility near Wisbech. Reporting to a Divisional Technical Manager, the Senior QA Manager / Technical Manager will be the number 1 person on site for all quality & food safety related matters overseeing a team of coordinators and QA Operators. You will be the main site contact for accreditation bodies, the central technical team, customers and material suppliers.

The Senior QA Manager /  Technical Manager will ideally be educated to degree level with advanced qualifications and training in food safety and HACCP. You will have extensive food manufacturing experience in a complex multi component environment ideally with knowledge of thermal processing techniques and food safety related issues. 

Key responsibilities of the Senior QA Manager / Technical Manager include:
  • To maintain, review, audit and continuously improve the site quality system in accordance with central policies, customer requirements and BRC/ISO standards
  • Maintain HACCP plans, review and update so as to ensure compliance to all relevant CCPs
  • Proactively advise on food safety, safe food handling and managing site HACCP systems.
  • Manage the quality assurance of ingredients and processed samples through the production process, to ensure conformance quality and specifications are met
  • Investigate and advise on production quality and process issues
  • Identify, champion and drive continuous improvement in quality standards
  • Lead focussed improvement teams in GMP and product quality.
  • Site contact for accreditation bodies, local EHO, retail customers and central Technical department for audits, issuing action report to site management, managing non-compliances by driving corrective actions to satisfactory completion and presenting timely progress reports.

Application via CV

Commutable from: Peterborough, March, Wisbech, Swaffham, Kings Lynn, Long Sutton, Spalding

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