Quality Manager

K.A.G Recruitment have an amazing opportunity available for a Quality Manager to join a market leading Pet Food Manufacturer.

Role: Quality Manager
Package: Competitive + Bonus, 3 months accommodation when arriving to Esbjerg and Relocation Support
Location: Esbjerg, Denmark

Purpose of the Role:
To support Company strategy by implementing an effective and appropriate quality strategy to minimize customer complaints & defects, optimize plant performance, prevent loss and wastage, and improve procedural compliance.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • The lead and drive the developments needed for implementation and maintenance of the Food Safety Management System in line with the requirements of the BRC Global Standard food and customer requirements
  • Ensure QMS, food safety, due diligence systems are in control at all times.
  • To work with Production to ensure that all products and processes are safe and in compliance with specifications, statutory obligations and best industry practice, and Overall Hygiene GMP/ HACCP prerequisites policies are appropriate for the business.
  • Leadership of the of Quality team to include training, recruitment and adherence to company procedures to ensure the production of safe quality food.
  • Assist R&D in the introduction of new products and processes pre-production trials with customers and value engineering of raw and packaging materials.
  • Manage Internal Audit system to ensure internal quality system audits are carried out and corrective actions assigned and implemented.
  • Report to the management team the performance of the QMS and areas for improvement. Set Quality objectives and measure performance to ensure that the objectives of the quality policy are realized.
  • Work with supplier technical representatives to minimize incoming quality problems that lead to customer dissatisfaction

You will be educated to Degree level ideally n a Food Science/ Food Technology/ Engineering/ Quality or equivalent Science related discipline.

You will have previous experience in a QA/QC/Technical capacity with a background in Food Manufacturing. and possess excellent people management skills and the ability to work effectively and communicate well in a demanding environment with experience working to BRC standards.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of designing, development and implementation of a QMS to a recognised accreditation standard.


Andrea Trafford

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