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Quality Manager Vacancy, Clonakilty Food Co

Quality Manager Vacancy, Clonakilty Food Co

This is a permanent appointment located at our factory in Clonakilty West Cork.

Main purpose of job: To develop & implement quality systems & procedures to ensure legislative compliance of product & packaging of all company products, both in-house & contract manufactured. To provide ongoing training & support as required, to maintain the desired quality standards of product & packaging.

Starting: June 2020

Some key responsibilities for the role are:

  • Responsible for the company Quality Management System
  • Maintenance of HACCP system, BRC accreditation and traceability records.
  • Legislative compliance in all matters relating to food manufacturing & related logistics.
  • Managing shelf life testing, transit testing & packaging/labelling appearance verification.
  • Total plant hygiene & related staff training to maintain highest standards.
  • Liaison with suppliers & conducting supplier audits as required.
  • Liaison with key customer Quality Control Departments.
  • Liaison with Agriculture Department Vets ongoing, re quality standards & compliance issues.
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • Providing assistance to Production Manager & EPD/NPD departments.
  • Responsible for all quality related training initiatives.

Basic requirements for the role;

  • Third level qualification in Food Science or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in BRC & other quality benchmarking systems is essential.
  • Knowledgeable in matters relating to Quality Standards, Accreditations & Regulatory Authorities.
  • High level computer literacy
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and professional skills to interact at all levels including senior management, colleagues and clients
  • Experience in USDA an advantage

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