Quality Manager - North Dublin
Quality Manager - North Dublin. This position would ideally suit a person who has a Quality Assurance background, and is now ready to make the step up into a Quality Manager position. We are seeking an aspirational candidate who is ready for people management, and a career which has the potential to grow in a large and professional firm within Ireland. Purpose of the Role. To ensure that all produce supplied to Customers meets Specifications, Food Safety and Legal requirements within Commercial and Operational constraints. Managing day-to-day Operations Quality Team. Work closely with all departments (technical, operations and commercial) to agree actions as they arise to achieve positive outcomes. Main Responsibilities People Management: Development and implementation of staff rosters to ensure adequate QA cover. Managing/Monitoring Approved Budget and preparing monthly reports. Agree team training and development plans as per the Company’s Policy and Performance Review Process. Day-to-day management of the Quality Team. To produce daily, weekly, and monthly KPI reports. Sending weekly/monthly details regarding quality team pay to HR team. To provide support, coaching and upskilling for the QA team. Managing HR matters for quality team. To provide support, coaching and upskilling for the QA team. Product Quality: Liaise with internal business contacts on any issues pertaining to Stock Quality. Ensure produce sent to customer meets specification and legal requirement. Ensure all quality inspections are completed as outlined in the procedures. Ensure appropriate action plan are implemented. Ensure effective management and support for internal auditing, customer complaints and periodic product reviews. Process/System: Continually review and develop Quality Assurance Systems for Intake and Production to meet Customer and Business requirements. Ensure that all quality procedures are updated, documented, successfully implemented, and adhered to. Ensure audit readiness and participate in all regulatory audit and customer visits. Ensure compliance checks are completed and ensure adherence to the quality system within QA/Production areas. Ensure full compliance with guidelines as outlined in the Company’s Health & Safety Statement and governed by. legislation. Complete accurate management information as and when required. Any other duties / tasks as outlined by your manager. Main KPI’s: Responsible for the day-to-day management of the QA Team. Promote the achievement of customer QSL and DSL. Managing QA Budget. Staff training attendance and morale. Managing all QA inspections and reporting. Optimum roster management and ensure efficient labour cost. Appraisal/Performance reviews conducted for all QA team quarterly/ annually. Key Skills Essential : Ability to learn and become efficient in People management skills. Ability to work in a busy environment meeting time/budget deadline. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrate leadership and management skills. Flexibility to work a range of shifts. Good understanding of requirements of major multiples and technical standards e.g. BRC, HACCP etc. Education & Training. Degree in Food Science/Agriculture or sufficient relevant experience in Quality Management. Minimum of 2-4 years technical / quality experience in a Quality Assurance or similar environment ideally, but not essentially within the Food and FMCG sectors. .
13 days ago