Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35,000 (DOE) + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tony Williams

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8954

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Quality Assurance Manager
Circa £35,000 (DOE) + Benefits Package
North Wales, Rhyl, Abergele, Llandudno, Llanbedrog, Conway, Bangor, Porthmadog, Holyhead.
FMCG Food Manufacturing

A leading food Manufacturer is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager to join their team to be responsible for ensuring that the factory QA team maintain agreed company standards within the factory for its processing and packing operations.

The successful Quality Assurance Manager will support food safety, quality and legality to the site. Manage a team of QA Technicians and working without direct supervision. Develop, monitor and ensure compliance to standard procedures in the manufacturing environment. Define and implement GMP/GHP standards in the factory.

Key responsibilities include:

Review, develop, maintain and implement the Quality Management system ensuring compliance with all legal standards.
Develop, implement and monitor operational procedures, guidelines and GMP, advising Manufacturing, Engineering and Technical Management where appropriate.
Ensure timely and accurate audit reports are maintained and reports issued to relevant Managers.
Maintain ongoing clear communication with Technical Manager and Department Managers with regard to status of quality issues, product non-compliance and corrective actions required.
Provide structure to ensure compliance to corporate and customer product / quality specifications.
Liaise and work with all departments across the site to achieve excellent scores in both internal and external (including customer) audits.
Ensure timely investigation of customer complaints and quality incidents to determine root cause and effective corrective action.
Provide advice and problem assistance particularly in areas such as minimising product downgrade.
Provide specialist knowledge to help resolve issues speedily and readily.
Take a pro-active approach to identifying problems and pattern, linking through to identifying training needs where necessary.
Ensure effective, timely and accurate completion of own and Technicians’ documentation.
Listen and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing including activities such as Team Briefings, Handovers, one-to-one coaching of Technicians, sourcing feedback and reporting to Technical Manager.
Through the coaching process, determine individual development needs ensuring these are clearly documented and a programme developed and implemented.
Ensure Technicians are appropriately trained and up-to-date at all times through internal and external training programmes and on-going coaching and development.
Provide and deliver site food hygiene / food safety training.
Understand, observe and ensure compliance with Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Participate in and ensure that safety work place inspections are carried out in accordance with schedule and standards.
Ensure risk assessments and safe systems of work are completed, understood by all Technicians.
Support and promote the development of an effective and pro-active safety culture on site.

Applications via CV submission only.


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