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Quality Manager - FMCG (Castlewellan)

Job Description

Looking for your next career move in the Food industry?

VANRATH are assisting an established FMCG organisation in their search for a Quality Manager in the Food space.

What's in it for you?

A competitive salary up to £35K (DOE).

About your next employer

This is a close-knit team reporting directly into the Technical Manager and managing the Quality & Hygiene team. This role is based at Castlewellan.

As Quality Manager you will be managing the Quality and Food Safety System, its practices and implementation throughout the facilities, with primary focus being product quality and safety through operational processes.

About you

  • HND/Degree level qualification in a science or food technology.
  • Formally HACCP trained
  • Proven Quality experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Good communicator
  • Positive and creative

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 Certiciation 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-conformance's
  • 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.
  • Management & Leadership, Health& Safety
  • Build a positive team spirit, by leading, motivating, coaching and developing the Quality Team.
  • Set goals and prioritises for your staff, tracking and measuring outcomes.
  • Encourage staff to identify measures that will improve performance and encourage continuous improvement.

For further information on this job, or any other (FMCG) job in Belfast or Northern Ireland, apply via the link below or contact Karl Yellop for a confidential chat today.

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