Quality Specialist

06 November 20192019-11-06



QA Specialist – Clonmel

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Clonmel Manufacturing for a QA Specialist.  Reporting to the Lead QA Specialist, 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:

  • Accountable for achievement of site Quality KPIs.
  • Responsible for carrying out chemical, microbiological, packaging and sensory analysis as documented in the quality plans.
  • Accountable for the correct set up, calibration and verification of all quality instruments.
  • Investigation of complaints and analysis and compilation of reports.
  • Create and deliver Quality training packages and roll out to all employees.
  • Compiling, trending and communication of Quality reports.
  • Maintenance and development of ISO9001, ISO 22000, BRC, FEMAS and other relevant site standards.
  • Manage site internal audit schedules, recording of non-conformances, identifying root cause and implementation of Corrective and Preventive actions.
  • Site Administrator for the IT Systems which support the Groups Quality Management System
  • Drive continuous improvement and best practices and provide internal customers with first class level of service.


The Candidate:

  • Recognised Science qualification and have gained substantial 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.