Quality Manager

Job Description

Quality Manager

  • Job Reference: KYQM240823
  • Job Title: Quality Manager
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Based: Castlewellan
  • 40 hours per week

Quality Manager
VANRATH are working with a local company who are one of Northern Irelands leading chilled & frozen foods producers. A family run business established over 40 years ago with a long legacy of creating award winning consumer retail brands as well as developing innovative products of the highest quality.


  • HND/Degree level qualification in a science or food technology
  • Formally HACCP trained
  • Proven quality experience
  • Leadership skills

What you'll do

  • Lead the Quality and HACCP team.
  • Ensure the Quality standards are met (delivered and maintained)
  • Liaise with internal/external customers on the Quality Assurance requirements.
  • Ensure good hygiene practices.
  • Contribute to attainment & renewal of BRC Grade AA status and ensure Supplier BRC certification is updated.
  • Produce production / working specifications as required and identify and record any product and/or service quality problems.
  • Identify any quality problems and non-conformances.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Work with the Technical Manager to ensure the technical and quality team are motivated, and fully trained on health and safety procedures (food safety)
  • Support in any recruitment.
  • Carry out supplier audits based on risk analysis.
  • Co-ordinate internal audits including regular hygiene audits, glass audits and housekeeping / GMP checks.