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Quality Control Manager

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Job Summary

  • Kerry
  • Permanent
  • BBBH785071
  • Jun 25, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

We now have an excellent opportunity to join a company in the food industry as a Quality Control manager. See below to apply today!

The Quality Control Manager has responsibility for the management of Chemical and Microbiological Laboratories on site, including all aspects of laboratory management - health and safety, personnel, testing internal and external.

Key responsibilities

  • Management of the Microbiology/Chemistry laboratories
  • Responsibility for the Health & Safety (H&S) standards within the laboratories
  • Ensuring all testing is performed in accordance with relevant procedures
  • Management, training and development of all Quality Control personnel working in Laboratories
  • Working with Production, Quality and Supply Chain Departments to effectively prioritise testing of samples from multiple plants on site and from other sites
  • Maintenance of the site Environmental Monitoring and contaminants programmes
  • Management of Certificate of Analysis (CoA) generation for the site
  • Responsibility for maintaining compliance with internal and external standards and demonstrating this compliance in customer, regulatory and site accreditation audits
  • Develop, revise and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Point of contact with external laboratories for the sourcing and assessment for suitability of any external testing required and the tracking of any ongoing testing to completion
  • Responsible for continuous improvement within the labs in relation to systems, good laboratory practices (GLPs) and people management
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the equipment used in the Laboratories
  • Responsibility for laboratory performance data, reporting and presenting this data to site management on a monthly basis
  • Accountable for ensuring that the QC Department remains within budget and meets the requirements of any cost saving initiatives on site
  • Ensure timely completion of laboratory investigations and deviations using the relevant procedures as they arise.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years' experience in a relevant role
  • Wide-ranging Quality Control experience
  • Proven success in managing a team in a busy laboratory environment, and aligning individuals and teams to business objectives
  • Demonstrate competency in the introduction, operation, calibration and qualification of a wide spectrum of analytical instrumentation
  • Experience in budgetary control and in audit preparation and execution
  • Continuous improvement mindset, with the ability to work on own initiative or solve problems as part of a team

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

Ailis Dwyer
Ailis Dwyer
  • Consultant | Engineering Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300
  • adwyer@morganmckinley.com