Quality Manager

This home-grown Irish food organisation have close ties to their local community and are a primary supplier of high quality products to the Irish market. Their commitment to quality and taste has been recognised by all major retailers resulting in this company becoming their number one choice in producing their own label products. Due to continued expansion of the organisation a position has arisen for a Site Quality Manager to join the quality team on site.

The Role

The Quality Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing and implementing the Food Safety Quality Management System in the plant
  • Developing and leading a production team that will focus on compliance, issue prevention, performance measurement and root cause problem solving with a strong attention to detail
  • Ensuring all audits are successful and that any corrective actions are carried out effectively
  • Leading the resolution of product complaints, non-conformances, and customer queries
  • Ensuring that products are produced 100% to specification at all time
  • Developing the Quality team so that there is always cover for each role with all members continuously learning and developing

The Person

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

  • 3rd level degree in Food Science or similar
  • Diploma in Management
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Quality Management role
  • Good knowledge of BRC standard, food safety legislation and customer standards
  • Good knowledge of HACCP and GMP
  • Demonstrated skills in judgement and sound decision making
  • Demonstrated skills in organising work, setting priorities and planning ahead
  • Ability to articulate and implement Best Practice standards in quality requirements and process
  • Ability to communicate quality policies throughout the organisation and ensure that all staff understand that the ultimate goal is to produce safe food that is best in class

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: On Application Location: Kildare