Quality Manager

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameSophie Brown

Job description

Quality Manager
Co Kilkenny
Monday - Friday Day Shift
Attractive Salary + Benefits

Vickerstock are excited to be working in partnership with one of the nation's leading manufacturers of protein products for retail and foodservice customers, dedicated to providing great tasting, high quality food products.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a culture that values innovation, quality, sustainability and customer satisfaction. You will also be provided with strong opportunities to develop your career, learn new skills and make a positive impact.

As Quality Manager you will report to the Senior Quality Manager and be involved with the management of Quality Assurance and Control teams. You will ensure products are produced to the highest level of quality.
Key duties

  • Leading, managing and developing the quality team to make the best use of resources and skills.
  • Identify training and development opportunities to continually grow and enhance the team knowledge.
  • Ensuring all aspects of production are carried out to exact quality specifications.
  • Supervise all technical and quality staff.
  • Liaise with customers on product specifications and complaints.
  • Ensure compliance with DAFM, BRC, Bord Bia and customer specifications continually review existing. HACCP systems in line with legislative & customer requirements.
  • Manage customer complaints, investigation and implementation of necessary corrective actions.
  • Monitor the various stages of production and ensure that quality checks are being carried out and compliance with the HACCP system.
  • Ensure internal audits are carried out and non-conformances rectified in identified time scales.
  • Keep up to date with food legislation and any changes.
  • Responsible for supervising all checks deemed necessary to ensure that the quality and safety standards BRC, Bord Bia and customer requirements are met constantly and consistently.
  • Deputising in the absence of the Senior Quality Manager.


  • Third Level Qualification is essential.
  • Minimum 5 years management experience in Quality within Food Manufacturing.
  • In dept knowledge of all relevant quality standards.
  • Strong people leadership and interpersonal skills are essential.

If this sounds like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Sophie now on 01 5267473 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.