QA Manager

  • by McIver Knight
  • Location Manchester, UK
  • Salary £30,000 / year
  • 79 days ago
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Job Description:

QA Manager


06.30 – 15.30 (1 Hour lunch) , Monday – Friday


Food and Beverage



The Role and Company

A reputable food manufacturer in Manchester are looking for a QA Manager to help with the day-to-day running of the QA department. Key to the position is ensuring the factory maintains BRC accreditation.




  • To oversee all aspects of day to day Quality Assurance including Raw Material QC and factory QC operations.
  • To manage all site audits, including GMP, systems, and traceability.
  • To manage, motivate, coach and develop the site team of QAs and advise on training needs.
  • To manage complaint investigations and responses to customers as appropriate.
  • To manage, review and develop all aspects of BRC, IFS and customer standards to maintain A Grade status or equivalent.
  • To champion site quality through such processes as HACCP, TACCP and Continuous Improvement.
  • To identify, establish and develop departmental and customer KPIs.
  • To develop and maintain robust quality checks from raw material to finished goods, making appropriate recommendations for improvement, in conjunction with specifications.
  • To deputise for the Compliance and Technical Manager during holidays or absence.
  • To ensure that Health and Safety standards are met in all activities to ensure a safe working environment is provided for all employees
  • To ensure that all environmental standards are met in all activities onsite to ensure minimum impact to the environment.
  • Document control management for all departments.


Skills Required

  • Degree/Food related Science or HNC/HND.
  • Advanced Food Safety and Food Hygiene Qualifications.
  • BRC Lead Auditor.
  • Intermediate HACCP certificate.
  • Some experience of managing others.
  • Knowledge of ISO 22000.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to get buy-in.
  • Self-organisation and time management skills.


If you have any questions about the role, contact Ronan McAlinden on 01618269466

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Educational level HND/HNC or equivalent