Lead Quality Assurance Specialist

14 October 20212021-10-14

Lead QA Specialist – Clonmel


An excellent opportunity has arisen in Clonmel Manufacturing for a Lead Quality Assurance Specialist. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, you will have responsibility for ensuring a precise and accurate technical service is provided in order that product is produced and despatched Right First Time every time.


The key responsibilities for this role include:


  • Deputise for the Quality Assurance Manager as required

  • Manpower Management and Managing of the Quality team

  • Development and maintenance of effective Site Sampling Plans, and Product Specifications

  • Accountable for achievement of site Quality KPIs

  • Accountable for ensuring compliance to sampling plans

  • Compiling, trending and communication of all Quality KPI reports

  • Liaison with Contract Packaging and Own Brand companies, ensuring requirements are clearly understood at site

  • Compiling, trending and communication of all Contract Packaging / Own Brand required Quality Reports

  • Investigation of complaints & analysis and compilation of reports

  • Site Administrator for IT Systems which support the Groups Quality Management System e.g. QPulse, SharePoint, PlantSTATS etc

  • Assist with development and sustainability of Group QMS

  • Responsible for maintenance and development of BRC, ISO9001, ISO 22000, FSSC, FEMAS and other relevant site standards.


The Candidate:

  • Recognised Science qualification and at least 2 years quality assurance experience within the food or drinks sector or Similar i.e. Pharma

  • Awareness of Chemical, Microbiological, Sensory and Packaging analysis.

  • Laboratory experience

  • Working knowledge of HACCP and Quality Systems combined with excellent IT skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are required for this role with strong planning and organisational ability. 


Sounds Interesting?

Send us a CV that demonstrates your experience and we’ll aim to get back to you ASAP!


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