Quality & Thermal Processing Supervisor

Quality & Thermal Processing Supervisor

(Full-time / Permanent / Longford)

The purpose of your role is to ensure compliance to the thermal processing requirements certifying only safe food fully cooked is produced.


  • Supervise the Thermal Food Processing pouch and ALU : Validation of Retort, Micro Testing per retort cycle, Micro testing on cooling water, routine heat penetrations, liaise with other departments in relation to retort issues and equipment validation.
  • Quality supervision in Plate freezing and ALU : metal rejects in ALU (traceability), GMP control and audits, leading close out of any non-conformances from BRC or external audits on plate freezing and ALU, ensure procedures as in line with BRC and retailers requirements, HACCP team member.
  • Ingredient Supplier approval and management : constant communication with suppliers, ensure quality of ingredients, issue credit notes.
  • Maintain procedures updated and all staff properly trained (training new employees and providing annual training refresher to all) .
  • Ensure that employees have adhered to the site Hygiene Rules at all times.
  • Investigation and report of Customer Complaints as required.


  • Qualification in Food Science, Quality Management or related subject.
  • 2 years' experience in a Quality role within a food industry, ideally working with thermal food processing.
  • Experience/Knowledge of BRC is an advantage
  • Candidates must have a valid work permit for fulltime employment (e.g. Irish Citizen, EU Citizen, and Stamp 4) - No sponsorship available.
  • Fluency in English is essential + excellent communication skills to approach different audiences (seniors, suppliers and customers).


The next step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Renata Kormann from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.

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