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Technical/Quality Manager

  • Location:

    Waterford

  • Sector:

    Food Production & FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Next Generation

  • Contact email:

    kate.curran@nextgeneration.ie

  • Job ref:

    JOB-13724_1706178804

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Title: Technical/ Quality Manager - Food Manufacturing

Location: Waterford

Our client are a leading food manufacturing company committed to delivering high-quality products to their consumers. With a focus on innovation, sustainability, and excellence, they take pride in their contributions to the food industry in Ireland.

Job Description: As a Quality Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the food manufacturing processes adhere to the highest standards of quality and safety. Based in Waterford, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and maintain robust quality management systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee quality assurance procedures to guarantee compliance with industry regulations (BRC) and internal standards
  • Conduct regular audits of manufacturing processes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions
  • Collaborate with production teams to establish and maintain quality control measures throughout the entire production cycle
  • Manage and lead a team of quality assurance professionals, providing guidance and fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, ensuring the quality of raw materials and ingredients
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints related to product quality, implementing preventive measures where necessary
  • Provide training to staff on quality standards, ensuring a comprehensive understanding across all levels of the organization

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Quality Management, or a related field
  • Proven experience in a quality management role within the food manufacturing industry
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations and quality management systems
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic manufacturing environment

The Next Step for you:

Interested in this role? Please send your CV to Kate Curran at Next Generation Recruitment by clicking on the Apply button!

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