Quality Assurance Manager

Smart 1 Recruitment
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits!
10 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Assurance Manager

This is a permanent opportunity being offered with an attractive salary of up to £50k depending on experience.

Working for a global manufacturing company, quality is of the utmost importance. As Quality Assurance Manager your role will be to effectively manage and continually develop the Quality Assurance activities of the business in line with the standards expected of it by legislation and its customers.

Your duties will include:
  • Ensure the business has a comprehensive set of processes and procedures that match current practice and that comply with the latest BRC standards, ensuring that the business performs consistently and effectively against agreed standards for raw materials, finished products and operational activities
  • Manage the Quality Assurance team ensuring adequate resources are available to cover all business needs and that team members are developed to the appropriate level to deliver consistent service
  • Design and deliver a strategic quality vision for the business that promotes continuous improvement as its core value
  • Collaborate with, and provide input to, the Corporate Quality team headed up by the Global Quality Director to ensure compliance with global expectations
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of external audits, from customers, accrediting bodies or other third parties, including managing the response to any non-conformances that may arise from such audits
  • Participate in regular senior management meetings and provide updates on departmental activity as well as contributing to the overall running of the business
  • Execute ad-hoc projects within the Quality discipline but also in a wider context as needed by the business.

We are looking for someone who has a proven history working within quality and possesses the following skills and experience:
  • A background in Quality Assurance oriented career with specific depth of understanding in chemistry and/or microbiology
  • Experience in managing a team within a QA environment covering production activities in a manufacturing business
  • Strong evidence of having developed people and or processes within a regulatory framework
  • Mobility to travel within the UK, Europe and USA when needed
  • Relevant qualifications for a senior role in Quality

Ideally you will also have experience with the following:
  • Experience in managing a team within a hygienic environment
  • Experience in managing a team within a QA environment covering production activities in either FMCG or Food, preferably to the current BRC standard and including responsibility for laboratory activity
  • Exposure to working with a contemporary MRP system (such as SAP or JDE)
  • Qualification in Internal Auditing

As well as your salary this role offers a wide range of benefits making this a very attractive opportunity! Benefits include:
  • 24 annual days plus 6 statutory days holiday
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free Life Assurance Benefit (x4 annual salary)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Attendance Bonus – additional annual leave reward (up to a maximum of 4 days per annum)
  • Staff Shop and on site canteen
  • Occupational Health
  • On-Site Chiropodist
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Physio Service
  • EAP Scheme

If you would like to be considered for the Quality Assurance Manager role, please apply now!
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75478293

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