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Job Summary

  • Cavan
  • Permanent
  • JN -112023-1950635
  • Jan 10, 2024
  • Competitive
Job Description

Are you a Quality Control Manager within the food & beverage industry with a strong technical background looking for a new opportunity.

Role Profile

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control Manager in Co. Cavan. You will report to the Site Quality Head. The role is responsible for managing and developing the Quality Control across all areas of activity and for the management and development of the Plant's microbiological, physical and/or chemical testing regime, owned and contracted, across the manufacturing operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop the lab team to optimise their performance through coaching, performance development and training.
  • Ensure daily and weekly lab work schedules are completed efficiently.
  • Carry out regular lab team performance reviews to ensure continued focus on optimum performance to meet business and customer requirements.
  • Proactively improve methods in line and ahead of industry best practice in line with Lean.
  • Manage the testing required for our Improvement Projects, Mass Balance, Wastewater and In Process Testing.
  • Work closely with relevant site stakeholders including Operations, R&D, Supply Chain and Commercial staff, to problem solve quality issues.
  • Lead laboratory investigations (LIR).
  • Positive release of products (where applicable).
  • Ensure compliance to current laboratory quality system accreditation.
  • Manage customer and Regulatory audits within the laboratories.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the SAP QM system and LIMS.
  • Optimise the utilisation and deployment of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and act as SME for site.
  • Manage health & safety standards.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Science or related discipline.
  • Min. 3 years relevant industry experience working at a similar level in a related field.
  • Experience in a large Dairy, Food or Pharmaceutical company in Quality Assurance/GLP.
  • Leadership and people management experience.
  • Strong quantitative skills, proven attention to detail with effective organisational skills.
  • Proven ability to develop, adapt and validate testing methods.
  • Expertise in relevant laboratory techniques and instrumentation.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP QM and LIMS is desirable.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Rachel Corbett
Rachel Corbett