Assistant Quality Assurance Manager Ref: KR/160

Ref: 115 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Jan 2020
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All of our jobs are based in Louth/ Meath/ Cavan/ Monaghan/ North Dublin.


Overview of role: Our client in Monaghan is seeking an Assistant Quality Assurance Manager on a full-time permanent basis for their quality department. This is a key management role within the site with responsibility for driving the quality and hygiene ethos, whilst ensuring both company and regulatory compliance throughout the site.


Main Duties

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining site compliance with the Quality Management plan, company quality management systems and internal/ external audits
  • Ensuring that all quality controls, in respect of raw materials, process flow, finished products, materials, packaging, hygiene and environmental matters are strictly adhered to, within the Packhouse
  • Conduct investigations of process/ failures and customer complaints to identify effective corrective/ preventative action and root cause analysis
  • Responsible for promoting and implementing quality standards and driving continuous improvement within the quality function
  • Implement and monitor hygiene practices throughout the site and hold routine meetings with hygiene staff to continually improve performance
  • Preparing for and conducting customer visits/ audits and third-party audits within the Packhouse
  • Managing the weekly microbiological swabbing schedule and trending/ analysing this information
  • Leading the improvement of product quality at intake, product age, storage, packing and distribution functions by continual physical checks and implementing robust corrective actions

Competencies to perform the role:

  • Good computer and report writing skills
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills
  • A strong communicator in written and verbal presentation
  • Results driven & systems orientated, including automated stock management systems


Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous supervisory/ management experience in quality assurance, particularly within the food industry would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Suitable applicants will have a good general educational background and willingness to learn
  • Must have a “can do” attitude to all tasks


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to quoting reference KR/160.

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