Quality Assurance Manager
My client is a small Food manufacturer in the heart of Somerset. They are passionate about great food and believe in creating new and exciting products. Having recently Achieved Grade A in their BRC audit they are now seeking a Quality Assurance Manager who will report directly to the MD
The role of Quality Manager is to make sure that we are making the right product, from the right ingredients and in the right way – Every day.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
·To ensure that all necessary quality standards are met for food safety, GMP, hygiene and environmental compliance. Overall providing a compliant working environment.
·To have responsibility for the HACCP systems, reviewing and approving all site documentation.
·Develop and implement local quality and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the site complies with company, customer and legal requirements.
·To lead and manage all internal and external audits in order to maintain site accreditations and certifications which will include 3rd party audits, customer audits, legal compliance and external authority audits.
·To be responsible for the investigation and resolution of customer complaints and non-conformances to deliver continuous improvement.
·To co-ordinate and manage site visits from customers, local authorities and auditors to ensure the reputation of the company and site is satisfactorily maintained.
·Develop and implement KPI reporting to senior management including relevant proactive measures
·To develop and implement QA systems with approved product standards.
·To ensure all products are manufactured to agreed specifications, with ongoing verification of ingredient authenticity if appropriate.
·To collate and interpret microbiological results to ensure product safety and minimise loss.
The person: -
Previous technical experience is required
HACCP understanding and qualification
Food Safety understanding and qualification
A proactive and energetic professional with good experience - gained within a technical role.
If you feel you have the skills for this position please send your details in asap.
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