Quality Manager (BE10449) - Buckie

Quality Manager
Full Time and Permanent
Competitive /Negotiable (depending on the experience)

Our Client, a successful business that aims to source, process and supply the finest Scottish smoked salmon and seafood to customers around the world, has a current vacancy for a Quality Manager (Food Processing ) to join their team based in Buckie.

This position will be responsible for managing and being accountable for the implementation of the quality management system on site, ensuring the safety, legality and quality of the product in line with statutory and customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities (Not limited to):

  • Ensuring the site HACCP plan is maintained and clearly communicated throughout the business
  • Managing and carry out CCP validation studies at the required frequency
  • Managing and lead the daily activities of the QA department with integrity and ensure that the team is trained
  • Working with the Head of Technical for Buckie to develop and monitor department KPIs to drive continuous improvement
  • Overseeing the collation, auditing and archiving of production process paperwork
  • Taking ownership of the management of Quality Contracts, Quality Attribute Sheets and factory specifications to ensure they are up to date and work closely with the operation team to ensure compliance
  • Carrying out post hygiene audits and manage an effective program of environmental monitoring
  • Investigating customer complaints through detailed root cause analysis and report findings directly back to customer
  • Completing third-party audits as part of site supplier approval and monitoring system
  • To perform tasks that are of a reasonable request in line with the technical department
  • Being a key member of the site TACCP and VACCP teams by being actively involved in the creation of integrity and segregation risk assessments and implementing subsequent controls and mitigations

We would love to hear from candidates who:

Ideally be degree qualified in a relevant scientific discipline.

Have excellent people skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the business.

Hold knowledge of Technical Systems - factory policies, procedures, work instructions and records

Have a detailed understanding of BRC and retailer requirements, particularly M&S

Have completed:

Internal auditor training

HACCP training

Food hygiene training

Food manufacturing related experience in high care environment ideal but not essential

Excellent IT skills

In return you will have the opportunity to develop within a successful and forward thinking company while receiving a salary which is negotiable based on experience.