Focus Management

QA Manager, Nottinghamshire

£30000 - £40000 per annum
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Zoe Gmaj
Contract Type
Full Time

Passionate leader and experienced QA Manager required for a growing food manufacturer in Nottinghamshire. Chilled food experience preferred...

Opportunity to utilise your experience as a QA Manager within a business that is at the forefront of innovation, a market-leader manufacturing for all of the major UK retailers. This role will give you exposure to not only a varied and fast-paced product pipeline, but also the opportunity to work closely with customers and build a site of technical excellence.

Using strong leadership and management skills you will motivate a team of over five QA staff to meet and exceed customer standards and specifications. Working with the wider team you will generate and encourage a true quality culture and will challenge and implement change.


  • Manage the QA team - including training, development etc
  • Achieve and maintain customer standards and codes of practice
  • Review KPI's, trend and make recommendations
  • Utilise root cause analysis to drive improvement
  • Influence operations to ensure GMP and standards are met
  • Partake in HACCP reviews and implement changes
  • Evaluate risks prior to introducing new systems, products or processes
  • Understand, implement and participate in QMS review
  • Drive and promote a Quality Assurance culture
  • Complete and lead internal audits
  • Identify non-conformances, investigate and implement preventative actions
  • Liaise with internal teams, suppliers and retailers on Technical requirements
  • Training and development of employees
  • Maintain a H&S culture

The successful candidate for the role of QA Manager will be analytically minded and influential. You will be able to lead, coach and engage others, as well as promote a positive culture of change. It is essential you have led a team in a Quality Management role in the chilled food sector and exposure to major UK retailers is highly preferred. You will also have a Level 3 HACCP and at least Intermediate Food Hygiene qualifications.

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