Lead QA Microbiologist

Location: Tipperary, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Science Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Paul Wheatley
Contact email: paul.wheatley@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a market leading FMCG company, responsible for some of the most recognisable brands in their category. As they expand their operations, they are looking for a Lead QA Microbiologist to join their manufacturing site in Munster.

The Position:

  • Deputise for the Quality Assurance Manager as required
  • Development and maintenance of effective Site Sampling Plans, and Product Specifications
  • Accountable for achievement of site Quality KPIs
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance to sampling plans
  • Compiling, trending and communication of all Quality KPI reports
  • Liaison with Contract Packaging and Own Brand companies, ensuring requirements are clearly understood at site
  • Develop, Train and Coach other Quality Team members
  • Investigation of complaints & analysis and compilation of reports
  • Assist with development and sustainability of Group QMS
  • Responsible for maintenance and development of BRC, ISO9001, ISO 22000, FSSC, FEMAS and other relevant site standards.
  • Drive continuous improvement and best practices
  • Support the Group's Incident Management Team Process.
  • Undertake and manage Quality and Technical projects as required.

The Person:

  • 2 years' minimum experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or relevant area.


  • Attractive salary and benefits package.

To learn more about this role apply online or contact Paul Wheatley on +353 873449559 for a confidential discussion.


Paul Wheatley

Science Recruitment Consultant

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