Quality Assurance Manager

Undisclosed Company
Telford, Shropshire
£28000 - £30000 per annum + additional benefits
06 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Manpower UK
Job Type
Are you an experienced Quality Assurance Manager within Food Manufacturing? Are you passionate about driving improvements and really making a difference?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager to join a leading manufacturing business based in Telford.

You will be responsible for the leadership and management of the quality team, and will work closely with the wider business to maintain a programme of continual improvement within their areas of responsibility. .

Some of the Quality Assurance Manager daily duties will include:
*Coach, develop and manage the quality assurance team
*Manage customer complaints, driving a swift response to the customer
*Identify and agree any projects which could improve the quality of the process or product
*Identify product Innovation solutions that improve line efficiency or product quality
*Coach and develop problem solving techniques within production teams
*Devising and establishing the company's quality procedures, standards and specifications
*Conduct supplier evaluations, specifying quality requirements of raw materials
*Monitor non-conformances, drive root cause analysis projects and implement preventive / corrective actions as necessary
*Be responsible across all aspects of the business for ensuring that all employees take quality seriously
*Monitor quality control results, work with internal departments to ensure test methods and procedures are correct
*Manage KPI's, create reports to be shared with suppliers, internal departments and customers

Experience/Skills required
*Have knowledge of the BRC packaging and/or food standard
*Have knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and the QMS
*Have quality assurance experience within a Food manufacturing or Food packaging business
*Be driven to implement change
*Have a good understanding of modern lean manufacture techniques, problem solving etc.
*Have the ability to deal with colleagues at all levels; shop floor employees, management and directors
*Be able to coach, train and lead

*Significant experience in a high volume manufacturing environment, preferably food or food packaging
*Experience of working in Quality Assurance
*Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers

What will you get in return?

The opportunity to implement changes and really drive improvements
Salary negotiable depending on experience
Additional benefits

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