QA Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000934-1
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Isleworth, Middlesex
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Food & Beverage Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Suzie Britton
  • Email: suzie.britton@magrec.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

QA Manager required for this busy producer of high end frozen desserts 

 

The key responsibilities for the role will be:

  • To lead on food safety, quality and hygiene, implementing changes where necessary to comply with customers’ and government regulations.
  • Issue and maintain customers’ specifications, labels, and other documentation and ensure it is adhered to. Maintain specifications of all finished product standards.
  • Respond to customer complaints, liaising with Senior Managers as necessary.
    Lead the QA team, ensuring the product is checked online on a routine basis, recording customer specific information as required.
  • Work with new product development and production teams to ensure that methods and working practises for new products and product changes comply with relevant food safety requirements.
  • Ensure packaging, label and product nutrition information is accurate. Maintain shelf life trials to ensure best before dates are correct.
  • Work with purchasing to ensure all suppliers complete a paper audit before supply. Inspect high risk ingredients’suppliers before being given approval to purchase.
  • Ensure Company meets its legal requirements for environmental health issues including pest control, temporary agency compliance and QA manual compliance  
  • Works with export agencies in international shipment compliance and documentation
  • Confident handling of customers own  representative requirements
  • Oversees and maintains  standards from Contract Cleaning company
  • Production laboratory sample organisation and analysis and implementing corrective actions

The Candidate:

  • Food Science Graduate or equivalent qualifications is advantageous
  • Must have experience of and a good technical knowledge of a range food safety requirements
  • Excellent leadership skills with the confidence to use their authority to ensure full compliance by factory personnel of all relevant food safety and technical requirements
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Diplomatic firm nature