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Quality Manager - FMCG

Job Seekers Ireland Engineering, Science FMCG, Manufacturing

Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • BBBH779029
  • Apr 01, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

An excellent opportunity for a Senior Quality Assurance professional to oversee their own site. Previous people management and customer facing experience is essential

One of Ireland's most loved and leading food brands is on the lookout for a Quality Lead (Manager) to join their Cork facility. The Quality Manager will be responsible for driving and maintaining Quality and Compliance across the site. This individual will lead the activities of the Quality team (QA &QC) to meet customer requirements and drive process improvements while ensuring regulatory and customer compliance. They will also be responsible for building a culture of quality, food safety and hygiene and ensuring that products manufactured meet specification and expectations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Owner of the Quality management and Food Safety System
  • Lead Customer Audits/Visits and ensure all corrective actions are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage relationships with key customers and partners.
  • Collate and Communicate Quality performance at the relevant forums to ensure targets are met and corrective/preventative actions are carried out in a timely manner
  • Measure and close out technical issues i.e NC's, CAPAs, Supplier issues etc.
  • Maintain site certifications - BRC FFSC 22000, HALAL and Kosher and any other relevant accreditations & certifications.
  • Continuous Improvement - Manage and continuously improve the entire Quality Program for the site including sampling plans, procedures, and specification input
  • People - Coach, develop, train and up skill employees to enhance knowledge and understanding
  • Oversee the QC Laboratory and the QA Officers

Skills required:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, reporting and presentation skills
  • A team player & coaching mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through team work, motivation and employee engagement
  • Excellent technical competence with the capacity to effectively analyse issues and problem solve in accordance with our Continuous Improvement philosophy
  • A positive, can-do, resilient and flexible attitude
  • Thorough knowledge of the requirements of the best practice Food Safety Standards

Qualifications Required:

  • 3+ years experience in Quality Management in Food, Pharma or equivalent sector
  • 3rd Level qualification in relevant discipline
  • Experience hosting Customer and Regulatory Audits

If you think your skill set matches the requirements or if you would like to find out more about this role, click the 'Apply Now' button or reach out to Kellie O' Donovan today on 021 2300 300 or kodonovan@morganmckinley.com

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

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

kellie-o-donovan
Kellie O'Donovan
  • Senior Consultant | Engineering Recruitment - Quality & Validation
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300
  • kodonovan@morganmckinley.com