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QA Team Leader

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

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    Naomi Clarke

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    3 months ago

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    Naomi Clarke

QA Team Leader - WEEKENDS

I am recruiting for a QA Team Leader join a global food manufacturing business based in Manchester offering a very competitive salary. This role is permanent - Friday to Monday.

The company is renowned for training and development of staff and you will be encouraged to develop through open paths of progression both in the UK and Europe. There has been huge investment which will continue with fast expansion forecasted in the next couple of years.


  • Manage all relevant aspects of the Factory Quality function to ensure compliance.

  • Appropriate management of non-conformances Appropriate management of food safety/quality incidents - escalating where required

  • Effective management of all relevant factory QA systems

  • Assigned QA budget, assisting to meet Departmental budget

  • Direct the QA Technicians and play a key role in their development to ensure function objectives are met and to meet future departmental requirements. Monitor and trend product conformity and actively identify areas for improvement

  • Be actively involved in customer visits and third-party audits as well as all visit/audit preparation activities.

  • Be actively involved in the site HACCP programme as well as internal auditing activities.

  • Assist with the investigation and resolution of customer complaints (where appropriate) to identify root cause(s), corrective actions and prevent recurrence of the issues.

  • Deputise for the Factory QA Lead as appropriate and necessary.

  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.


  • BSc or equivalent in Food Science or related subject

  • Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment at a management level

  • People management or supervisory experience

  • Experience of managing Food Safety Audit programme

  • Experience in dealing with Third-Party Auditors and Government Bodies such as Trading standards and Environmental Health

  • Experience in dealing with major industrial and/or retail customers as appropriate

  • Auditing experience

If you are an experienced QA Team Leader/Supervisor/Manager and you feel you fit these requirements then please apply now or contact Naomi Clarke at Core Talent!