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Quality Manager


Collins Mcnicholas Recruitment




Role Responsibilities: Ensure Quality Control systems are in place to assure compliance with product license commitments, regulatory and company quality standards and guidelines and Customer requirements. Foster a process-driven environment such that resources are employed efficiently and effectively. Promote best practice and a continuous improvement culture by providing leadership and clear direction to ensure all quality standards are implemented and achieved. Establish effective partnerships with other individuals, departments, cross- functional teams and company partners so that analytical services are well understood and coordinated. Manage the costs associated with measuring, evaluating or auditing products to assure conformance to quality standards, including the costs of incoming and source inspection/test of purchased material; in process and final inspection/test; product, process, or service audits; calibration of measuring and test equipment; and the costs of associated supplies and materials. Represent company where appropriate in meetings and other communications with regulatory authorities, industry meetings, etc. Provide technical guidance and apply expertise and critical thinking to help to resolve technical and compliance issues. Work within the relevant regulatory agency guidelines for the implementation and maintenance of the quality management system. including but not limited to ISO 9001:2015, HACCP plan and pre-requisite programmes, FSSC 22000, Department of Agriculture, Halal Certification, Kosher Certification. Participate in the review and update of SOPs, trend data, investigations, non-conformances, validation protocols, reports, method validation/verifications and equipment. Drive continuous improvement, perform root cause analysis on system failures and substandard equipment performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues e.g. FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why's etc. Perform compliance monitoring including trending of failures and evaluating effectiveness of corrective actions. Manage internal and external audits and inspections, taking the role of auditee / auditor for assigned areas of responsibility. As a member of the HACCP team develop Quality Control measures. Assist in the review of operational procedures, training materials and procedures for various systems. Preparation of the companies QA manual control and supervision of all amendments and revisions of the following type of documents Quality Manuals. Flow Charts. Failure investigations. Change Controls. SOPs. Validation protocols and summary reports. Control and distribute quality documentation. Effective interaction with other departments on matters related to investigations and finished batch releases close contact with Quality Control, Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics. Manage regulatory and customer audits. Manage supplier approval and monitoring of service and product quality. Role Requirements: Degree in Food Science/Quality Management. 3 - 5 years management experience in a food ingredients production and sales (preferably export) environment. Strong knowledge of FSSC 22000/HACCP/ISO and management and Compliance of all Quality Systems and maintenance of Supplier Approval is required. For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Rory Walsh on 021-4911063 or email For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our consultants to discuss all the latest jobs! This job originally appeared on

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186 days ago