QA Manager

Location: Meath, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Science, Technology and Operations Practice (STO)
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

This home-grown Irish FMCG organisation are looking for a QA Manager to join and lead their dynamic and exciting Quality team.

The Role:

Responsibilities of the QA Manager will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring HACCP (food safety) principles are continuously met for product safety and process control
  • Ensuring BRC, Global Gap and TFMS requirements are maintained as set down in the relevant standard
  • Carrying out internal audits on a routine basis/ when required
  • Endorsing an "Audit Ready Every day" and Customer Focused Culture
  • Sending Quality reports to Suppliers daily and reviewing raw material quality on a continuous basis
  • Delegating responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback
  • Maintaining employee work schedules
  • Liaising with customers on returns, customer complaints and any queries
  • Holding monthly Quality Team meetings
  • Ensuring Supplier Approval is kept up to date and all suppliers hold 3rd party accreditation

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have qualifications and experience in the following:

  • Degree in Food Science or similar
  • 3+ years' experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Prior managerial experience is essential
  • BRC / IFS Food Safety Certification, HACCP, Bord Bia, Food Service and Retailer Codes of Practices and food manufacturing is essential
  • Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma Principles
  • Ability to delegate to a team but also ability to work on own initiative
  • Quality risk-based thinking and decision making

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 632 1885 for a confidential discussion.


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