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Quality Manager

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

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  • Contact phone:

    02920 220078

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10 February 2022

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Quality Manager
£40,000 - £45,000
South Wales
Yolk Engineering is proud to be working with a forward-thinking manufacturer for the recruitment of a Quality Manager.  
The company dominates in its market and has continued to invest in all areas of the business. You’ll lead a team of 5 and support the Quality Director in pushing forward new ideas and becoming more efficient within the Quality department.
You will be the main interface from external/internal defects (complaints/non-conformity) coming from external and internal customers as well as assuring the food safety and legality of products made by championing the HACCP, GMP and quality control plans
This is what you’ll be doing
  • Delivering on KPIs within Quality. Driving a ”zero tolerance approach” and zero defects
  • Following up on all non-conformity either from external complaints or internal quarantines
  • Determining, agreeing and implementing in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications
  • Maintaining food safety and legality systems. Developing the team to understand their food safety responsibilities.
  • Specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers
  • Investigating and setting standards for quality within the UK and coordination at Group level. Driving positive Quality culture
  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with food safety and legal standards
  • writing management/technical reports (Access, Word, Excel, PPoint)
  • Recording, analysing and distributing statistical information
  • Monitoring performance, root cause analysis & implementing corrective actions
  • Supervising technical or laboratory staff
  • Internal auditing and corrective action on GMP, glass, hard plastics, sharps, supporting process auditing
  • Maintenance and testing of traceability system
  • Samples management
  • Developing a small team of QA auditors, determining training needs
The experience you’ll bring to the team
  • Held a quality management role in a manufacturing sector
  • In depth understanding of Quality Systems and processes
  • Strong leadership capability.
  • Problem Solver and able to introduce processes to eliminate issues from reoccurring
  • Demonstrable experience of driving and improving performance and company profitability
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of of ISO9001 & BRC, ISO14001, ISO50001 essential.
  • Food Safety and HACCP knowledge.
  • Assertive/ able to handle conflict/ challenges others
  • Able to operate & take decisions independently/ enjoys autonomy
  • Results driven
Are you up to the challenge?
If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now. 
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.