Interim QA Zone Manager - Production

North West England
£20,000 - £26,000 Pro Rata
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A large multi-national client of ours is looking for an Interim QA Zone Manager to cover their food manufacturing facility in the North West. The role will see you lead and co-ordinate the work of the Production Zone teams to deliver and implement service improvement, in line with operational day to day needs with regards to: safety, quality, legality and customer requirements.

The Role

  • Direct the Production Zone team to deliver the quality management system aspects within the zone, including the completion of all QC tasks in order to ensure compliance with customer, manufacturing unit, legislative, divisional and strategic requirements
  • To lead the transfer and handover of all QC tasks to the Production Zone team to enable the transfer from QC to QA.
  • Provide information and demonstrate operational practice in support of external audits to enable compliance with customer requirements
  • Continue to develop the capability of the Production Zone team through the Technical Strategy
  • Monitor Production Zone Technical KPI’s adjusting team activity to ensure targets are achieved
  • Assist the Production Zone Manager in the planning and maintenance of resource utilisation in order to complete the required QA tasks
  • Lead and deliver a project(s) to create business effectiveness and cost efficiency
  • Building production capability and understanding to achieve relevant technical requirements
  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum the Production Zone meets the standards set out in the SHE Policy/Actively contribute to both customer and technical process development reviews to promote improvement to quality and consistency of production

The Candidate

  • Food degree or equivalent qualification or relevant food manufacturing experience
  • Internal audit experience
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate level 3 / Level 3 Health & Safety
  • Relevant food manufacturing experience
  • Ability to use computer programmes including word, excel and related technical IT packages
  • HACCP principles and practice
  • Allergen awareness-implications / related to labelling
  • Shelf life determination and awareness
  • Hygiene & disinfection principles/Basic microbiology awareness
  • Principles of risk assessment
  • Legal labelling –basic requirements & Nutritional Awareness
  • Basic knowledge of Weight legislation
  • Knowledge of technical KPIs
  • First Aid Certificate

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