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Site QA Team Leader - 12 Months FTC

  • Location

    Halifax, West Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Eadington

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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    Daniel Eadington

Site QA Team Leader - 12 Months FTC

I am recruiting for a Quality Assurance Team Leader to join a global food manufacturer near Rochdale offering

Salary: £40,000 per annum.

Start: ASAP

The role

  • Days based and Monday - Friday This role reports directly to the Factory Quality Lead and would have direct management responsibilities of a number of QA Technicians.

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

  • Control of non-conforming product and appropriate management of non-conformances.

  • Appropriate management of food safety/quality incidents and escalating when necessary

  • To be actively involved with the non-conformance programme for the site and assigned quality related projects to ensure that the site/ departmental objectives for continuous improvement are progressed

  • Direct the QA Technicians and play a key role in their development to ensure function objectives are met and to meet future departmental requirements.

  • Assigned QA budget, assisting to meet Departmental budget

  • 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.

The role

  • 3-5 years in a food manufacturing environment at management level

  • Laboratory experience within the food industry preferable

  • Managing direct reports including Performance Review and Development Planning

  • Managing a 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

  • Must have a sound working knowledge of Food Industry Quality and Food Safety programmes and audit standards (HACCP, BRC, AIB etc.)

  • Must be able to demonstrate a sound Scientific and Methodical approach to problem solving

  • Customer focused with an eye for detail

  • Assertive team player with a "hands on" approach

  • Ability to work well under pressure and to make decision in "real time"

  • Autonomous, self-driven, dynamic and results orientated

  • Organisational and strong communication skillS

Looking to interview ASAP, please send me your CV and apply if interested!