Senior QA Manager

£37000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, relocation
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Lucy Stokes
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading chilled foods manufacturer with a site north of Peterborough is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager to be responsible for ensuring the factory QA team maintain agreed company, customer and legislative standards on food safety, quality and legality of products.

This is a day`s based position working Sunday - Thursday.

The successful QA Manager will ideally have experience of working in a high risk (short shelf life) food manufacturing environment. You will ideally be educated to HND / Degree level or equivalent in a food related subject as well as HACCP.

QA Manager Responsibilities include:

- In conjunction with the Customer Technical Managers, take a leadership role to promote Quality and Food Safety in all aspects of the business.
- Review, develop, maintain and implement the Quality Management system ensuring compliance with all legal standards.
- Develop, implement and monitor operational procedures, guidelines and GMP, advising Manufacturing, Engineering and Technical Management where appropriate.
- Ensure timely and accurate audit reports are maintained and reports issued to relevant Managers.
- Maintain ongoing clear communication with Customer Technical Managers and Department Managers with regard to status of quality issues, product non-compliance and corrective actions required.
- Provide structure to ensure compliance to corporate and customer product / quality specifications.
- Provide structure which enables site to achieve Grade A in BRC certification audits
- Liaise and work with all departments across the site to achieve excellent scores in both internal and external (including customer) audits.
- Ensure timely investigation of customer complaints and quality incidents to determine root cause and effective corrective action..
- Ensure effective communication and follow up on non conformances and performance trends.
- Provide effective team management for the QAs including grievance, disciplinary, training and appraisal procedures.

Application via CV

Quality Assurance (QA Manager) Manager
£37,000 - £40,000 + benefits, management bonus
FMCG chilled food
South Lincolnshire, commutable from: Boston, Lincoln, Grantham, Newark-on Trent, Spalding, Peterborough, Corby, Melton Mowbray

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