Our client, a well known food manufacturer, is recruiting an experienced Quality Manager to manage a team of 10 people and carry out internal audits to ensure the highest quality standards across the organisation.
Competitive Salary & Bonus Package
The Successful Candidate :
You have a Degree in Quality or related discipline and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment
You have successfully managed a team and have the ability to work on your own initiative
You have in depth knowledge of BRC, IFS Food Safety Certification, HACCP, Bord Bia, Food Service and Retailer Codes of Practices and food manufacturing
As Quality Manager, your duties & responsibilities will include
Training and coaching employees for performance and attendance
Maintaining employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, time off / holidays, rosters and cover for absenteeism.
Liaising with customers on returns, customer complaints and queries
Ensuring all Quality related matters are communicated to management
Ensuring specifications are in place for all raw materials and finished products
Tracking and trending volumes returns data and identify areas of weakness / strengths and present to Senior Management.
Ensure audits are carried out monthly
Ensure Shelf Life monitoring is completed on a scheduled basis and any trends communicated to the procurement department
Carrying out quality inspections on produce at intake, during production and finished product stage
Sending Quality reports to Suppliers daily and reviewing raw material quality on a continuous basis
Ensuring HACCP (food safety) principles are continuously met for product safety and process control
Ensuring good manufacturing and housekeeping practices are in place at all times including completion of routine cleaning check sheets when required
Liaising with the Supervisors, Line-Leaders, General Operatives and Buyers on quality of produce on a daily basis
Ensuring BRC, Global Gap and TFMS requirements are maintained as set down in the relevant standard
Ensuring and cross-checking traceability for each delivery and contacting all foreign suppliers to obtain traceability in advance
Assisting management with any ad hoc duties requested or in their absence
For further information or if you wish to apply for the position of Quality Manager please send your CV in word format to kyela achievers.ie