Senior Quality Technologist S010689

  • Louth
Manufacturing & Logistics | |
JOB TITLE:Senior Quality Technologist S010689
REF NUMBER:Senior Quality Technologist S010689

Senior Quality Technologist

RecruitmentPlus are seeking a Senior Quality Technologist to work with our client, within an established team in an exciting fast-growing business. The position will be based in County Louth.

This is a key role for the business and the successful candidate will ensure the highest food safety and quality standards are maintained and will support the proactive development of a positive Food Safety Culture program.


Attractive day shift working Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Salary: €40,000



  • Leadership of site hygiene and microbiological surveillance and communication.

  • Leadership of business customer complaint management including customer contact, route cause analysis, CPMU measurement and effective internal / external communication.

  • Leadership of effective Internal and External product and environmental testing capability.

  • Lead of Factory key device calibration plan through external consultants.

  • As part of the site team support delivery of an exceptional Food Safety Culture

  • Pest control through effective management of external consultant

  • To ensure that all ingredients, raw materials and packaging meet legal and customers technical requirements.

  • Lead implementing any updates to systems and procedures, and support with retraining of staff where appropriate.

  • Communicate with our customers to ensure that their requirements are understood and met.

  • Co-ordinate with production, hygiene and maintenance teams to ensure there is a continuous flow of information, ideas and actions.

  • Carry out appropriate corrective actions, root cause analysis investigations, risk assessments and validations when required.

  • Manage intake approval process of raw ingredients to site from a quality perspective e.g., COA‘s etc.

  • Supporting change through continuous improvement and food safety culture initiatives.

  • Conduct internal, external and GMP audits to schedule and as required.

  • Drive continuous improvement through review of internal findings and the implementation of new legislation, codes of practice and industry standards.

  • Ensuring regular product assessments are completed to schedule.

  • Work collaboratively with project and functional groups to develop and execute project plans.

  • Own development, tracking and enforcement of appropriate GMP standards.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years‘ experience in a similar role within a food production environment

  • Relevant third level Food Science/Science qualification

  • Good knowledge of food safety standards and quality management systems

  • Hands on experience dealing with GFSI and customer audits

  • Internal audit experience with appropriate qualification / certification (preferable)

  • Experience with cross functional project management

  • Have experience with retailer online technical and specification systems.

  • Good initiative and analytical problem solving with organisation skills with strong attention to detail.

  • A ’can do‘ attitude, a strong relationship builder who is collaborative and Team oriented and also comfortable operating independently.

  • Strong drive for results, highly motivated and proactive.


If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this role, please contact Ciara on 042 9356910 or email your up to date CV to


Should you choose to apply for this vacancy – RecruitmentPlus will screen your CV for this vacancy and any other suitable positions of a similar nature.


Senior Quality Technologist S010689

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