Quality Assurance Supervisor

Posted 13 January 2023
Salary £25000 - £27000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFood Manufacturing / FMCG Jobs
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock are proud to be working in partnership with a leading-edge and AA certified food manufacturing business with an unwavering commitment to quality, service and innovation, with the appointment of a Quality Assurance Supervisor for the Dungannon based facility.

Working as part of a busy small quality team, the Quality Assurance Supervisor will be mainly factory-based assisting with the daily management of the Quality Assurance function.

What we have to offer:

  • £25-27k
  • Progressive business with expansion plans
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Pension
  • Free parking
  • Hours of work - typically 9 am to 5pm Monday to Friday (some Sunday work may be required).

Your new role as Quality Assurance Supervisor:

  • Deputise for the Head of Technical in their absence.
  • Participate in both internal and external audits, aiding in their preparation and close out actions.
  • Investigation of customer complaints and implementing agreed preventative actions.
  • Compiling reports for both customer and management to a high standard.
  • Supervise the QA team, providing holiday cover when required.
  • Responsible for day-to-day quality issues and corrective action implementation.
  • Assist in managing factory standards through scheduled audits.
  • Drive continuous improvement through effective root cause analysis and effective remedial actions.
  • Provide on-the-job training to all staff, including competency assessment.
  • HACCP team member.
  • Ensure each product fully meets all the customers specification.
  • Participate In NPD product launches and the development of production records as required.
  • Become involved in Quality improvement projects.
  • Organise calibrations and deal with Pest Control Contractors.
  • Reviewing and actioning when appropriate laboratory test results.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum HND or equivalent in Food Science / Food Technology.
  • At least 3 years previous quality assurance experience.
  • Ideally HACCP Level 3 and Food Safety Level 3.
  • Internal Auditing Qualification.
  • Experience of working with Technical Systems and Standards.
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills together with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Good attention to detail and be able to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment.
  • IT/Microsoft Office proficient

Get in touch:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Anna now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.