Quality Assurance Manager

Athena Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Leamington Spa
25000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Title: Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager required for International premier food producer renowned in the baked goods sector. The Quality Assurance Manager will support, promote, advise all departments to ensure that at all times the quality, the food safety and the legality of the products manufactured are adhered to.

To ensure the efficient and effective running of the Quality team through managing the performance of the team with the direct responsibility of managing the QA technologists to ensure that the quality management system is fully maintained. To advise on food safety, quality and legality of the products manufactured and ensure that technical standards are achieved throughout the production process on a day to day basis.

Key attributes:

- Excellent team work, communication and negotiating skills
- Good planning and organisation skills
- Effective at problem solving, making judgements, trouble shooting and decision making
- Able to challenge in a correct and appropriate manner
- Demonstrates initiative and drive to change
- High level of integrity and good objective decision making skills
- Adaptable and flexible
- Effective man- management skills

Main tasks and responsibilities:

- The Quality Assurance manager will communicate KPI data and drive action plan
- To work with production, engineering, hygiene and product development on food safety, quality or legality issues and work with the teams where there is a need to trouble shoot.
- To conduct scheduled internal audits within the business to drive standards forward
- Through micro trend analysis and specific micro issues, investigate and resolve to reduce the number of micro over specifications.
- To drive a quality culture within the factory to ensure successful quality consistency panels
- To be part of the internal audit team scheduled against BRC or customer codes of practice.
- To work with suppliers to ensure that raw materials and packaging consistently conforms to specification. This is to include supplier auditing where required.
- To be instrumental in preparation for external/customer audits

Athena Resourcing Solutions is an employment agency and employment business. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from candidates of all races, genders, ages, religions and beliefs, sexual orientations and people with disabilities. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are very sorry but it is not always possible to respond to each applicant personally. Only those applicants who are short listed for the position can be contacted. If you have not heard from us within two days, please assume that your application for this position has been unsuccessful.