QA Manager

Reference: RSQAM
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Middlesex
Duration: Permanent
Working Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm
Salary: £28,000 - £34,000
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment (AGY) is currently looking to recruit a QA Manager, for our client in Middlesex.

Working for a leading manufacturer of desserts who supply to the travel industry, this is a great time to join a business that has achieved substantial growth in recent years.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • To lead on food safety, quality and hygiene, implementing changes where necessary to comply with customers’ and government regulations.
  • Issue and maintain customers’ specifications, labels, and other documentation and ensure it is adhered to. Maintain specifications of all finished product standards.
  • Respond to customer complaints, liaising with Senior Managers as necessary.
  • Lead the QA team, ensuring the product is checked online on a routine basis, recording customer specific information as required.
  • Work with new product development and production teams to ensure that methods and working practises for new products and product changes comply with relevant food safety requirements.
  • Ensure packaging, label and product nutrition information is accurate. Maintain shelf life trials to ensure best before dates are correct.
  • Work with purchasing to ensure all suppliers complete a paper audit before supply. Inspect high risk ingredients ‘suppliers before being given approval to purchase.
  • Ensure Company meets its legal requirements for environmental health issues including pest control, temporary agency compliance and QA manual compliance
  • Works with export agencies in international shipment compliance and documentation
  • Confident handling of customers own  representative requirements
  • Overseas and maintains  standards from Contract Cleaning company
  • Production laboratory sample organisation and analysis and implementing corrective actions

Experience Required:

  • Food Science Graduate or equivalent qualifications is advantageous
  • Must have experience of and a good technical knowledge of a range food safety requirements
  • Excellent leadership skills with the confidence to use their authority to ensure full compliance by factory personnel of all relevant food safety and technical requirements
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Diplomatic firm nature

This is a Monday – Friday role with working hours of 7am – 4pm.

If this role is the next step for you, please apply with an up to date CV.

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail:
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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