QA Technical Manager S010816

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JOB TITLE:QA Technical Manager S010816
REF NUMBER:QA Technical Manager S010816

Job Title: QA Technical Manager

Salary: circa €50k DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North Dublin


Job Ref: S010816




RecruitmentPlus are delighted to be recruiting for a QA Technical Manager on behalf of our client, a market leading Irish snack producer based in north Co. Dublin.


The successful candidate will ensure that all products and processes are safe, in compliance with specifications, legal and statutory obligations, customer requirements and to the highest quality standards throughout the product life cycle while also developing and managing an effective quality management system.


This is a fast-paced role that will evolve over the next few years with further business growth. As such, it is a great opportunity for an experienced quality professional to advance or take on a new challenge.



Role / Core Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and ensure all aspects of the Food Safety and Quality Management System are implemented across the site.

  • Provide sound QA and Compliance support and training to quality resources to ensure quality decisions, oversight and activities are delivered to a consistently compliant standard for all key new product introductions, projects and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and legislation i.e. HACCP, VACCP, TACCP, GMP, food labelling and emerging food safety risks.

  • Collaborate with and continually develop professional relationships with management, production team, suppliers, and customers.

  • Lead audits & ensure compliance with DAFM, HSE, BRC, SHAS, Halal and Customer Requirements etc.

  • Manage customer complaints, root-cause investigation, and implementation of corrective actions.

  • Drive and promote a culture of Quality Excellence and Continuous Improvement across the business.

  • Reviewing and updating documentation, product specification and NCR. Conduct thorough root cause analysis and implement corrective actions.

  • Working with the customers on new product development and on various customer portals.

  • Reviewing and amending SOP procedures.

  • Leading H&S meetings and H&S on site including scheduling internal audits, accident investigation reports and update all relevant documentation.

  • Compiling and generating weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.



  • Bachelors Degree in Food Science or equivalent discipline.

  • A minimum of three years‘ experience in technical role in similar or related industries.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to communicate well, both verbally and written.

  • Ability to lead, coach and develop our Quality Team.

  • Proven experience of quality assurance in a similar environment, including the development of products, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with required standards (legal, food safety and company).

  • Working knowledge of conducting internal audits, developing customer questionnaires, gathering, and analysing data, recommending and implementing improvements, new policies and processes, always with product excellence in mind. Reviewing these and revising as necessary.

  • Ability to recommend &/ implement preventive and corrective actions.

  • Capability of ensuring our production facility meets food safety requirements and best manufacturing practises (BMP).

  • Strong organisational skills, including proven experience of managing work/projects to agreed timelines.

  • Excellent attention to detail, with strong problem-solving ability.

  • Excellent communication skills, including proven experience of successful negotiation and influencing customers and colleagues.



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If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please apply now and Ciara who is based in our North East office will be in contact if you are suitable.

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QA Technical Manager S010816

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