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Quality Manager

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QA Manager

Food Manufacturing

Salary - To be discussed at interview

An exciting opportunity is available with a very prestige client of ours; the role is for a QA Manager to join the busy Technical Team at their site in Barnsley.

Main duties include:

  • To manage all QA functions and aspects of quality, food safety and legality

  • To maintain and develop the existing quality systems and procedures to ensure the high internal and customer expectations are met or exceeded at all times.

  • Assist in maintaining existing third-party accreditation.

  • Ensure all products conform to or exceed the agreed customer specifications.

  • To compile customer reports as and when required.

  • Ensure all procedures and methodologies are carried out to relevant standards.

  • To ensure the existing quality systems and procedures address all aspects of applicable legislation as amended and third-party accreditation scheme protocols.

  • Review the existing quality system on an annual basis.

  • To ensure the correct management and issuing of all controlled documents and internal specifications.

  • In conjunction with the Technical Manager/QA Supervisor maintain and develop the existing finished product QAS system, procedures and assessment aids.

  • To manage the issuing/communication of all non-conforming product, ensuring all agreed remedial actions are taken and that the relevant personnel are aware of their responsibilities.

  • To assist in managing and development of the internal audit schedule.

  • Audit the site QA function on a regular basis.

  • To manage, train and develop all members of the QA team.

  • Assist the Technical Manager with customer/third party audits.

  • To review and trend microbiology and chemistry results.

  • Lead/assist with continuous improvement projects and other similar activities.

  • Maintain high standards adhering to Health and Safety procedures.


Experience required;

A proven track record of your brilliance is essential. You will need to be experienced working in a similar role with demonstratable experience in high and low risk food environment. You should also have basic Microbiology Knowledge and Hygiene & Chemical Training. Experience in a customer facing role, working with major retailers

Educated to degree level or equivalent preferably within a food Science background

HACCP L4 qualification

Lead Auditor qualification


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