RaeBrooke Recruitment Ltd

QA Manager

Location
Kent
Salary
£40,000
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
SW276
Contract Type
Full Time

QA Manager
40k plus benefits
Food manufacturing - chilled, short shelf life environment
Kent / Greater London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to join a strong food producer.  In this high profile role you will report to the Factory Technical Manager and will deliver a robust QA function through the effective management of your team of Team Leaders and QA Auditors.  Your team work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern across 2 shifts - you will be required to work on days, Monday to Friday.

Key responsibilities will include:

Implementation and management of factory systems and processes to ensure due diligence, including raw materials
The resolution of technical and quality issues on the site
Supplier audits
Investigation of customer complaints, analysing findings and presenting solutions
Provision of timely management information relating to microbiological results, customer complaints, taste panels, process issues and auditing
Training and coaching others to improve the technical skill base within the business

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

Experience in a similar role within a food environment
A positive and resilient leadership style with the ability to build and motivate your team and promote and drive change in a fast moving business
A strong technical background with a sound understanding of Microbiology, HACCP, development of Quality Manuals, traceability and the requirements of EFSIS / BRC standards
Excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to produce succinct management reports
Flexibility in relation to your work and working hours with a hands-on approach

Interested? Apply Now!