Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

13 Jan 2021
10 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

HOURS: 4 days on, 4 days off, working 6am-6pm


LOCATION: Maidstone

This position is working for an incredibly successful multi million pound produce business.

The main responsibilities within your new role would be:

Effectively and proactively manage and develop the site QC teams ensuring cross functional cover
Ensure that continuous improvement/best practice as well as effective team working is a priority for all
Oversee and/or organise Quality meetings to communicate daily production issues, product launches and other general updates
Partner with production to drive accountability for quality and increase their knowledge of quality defects/issues
First aider and Fire marshal responsibilities
Ensure that the product produced meets food safety, legal, quality and customer requirements
Ensure that the site meets its Quality Service Level (QSL) targets
Ensure customer requirements are managed and queries responded to promptly
Ensure a thorough and rigorous investigation takes place of any serious customer complaints or depot rejections and that the non-conformance procedure is followed, and any corrective actions/ root cause analysis is carried out to prevent reoccurrence
Have input into creating/reviewing factory based technical procedures
Ensure the site is audit ready at all times
Contribute to the development and implementation of company initiatives Qualifications and skills required:

Experience in a Quality management role (e.g. at QA Supervisor level or above)
HACCP, Auditing, and a Food Safety qualification advantageous
Experience of managing a team and supporting and developing direct reports
Demonstrable knowledge of the fresh produce sectorNext steps:

Apply today, our client can interview virtually as soon as this week. We look forward to receiving your application.

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