Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


QA Team Leader * £23,000 * Bury

Benefits: Standard Company Benefits
Location: North West
Sector: Meats
Reference: 6846

A leading producer and supplier of premium food products is looking for an experienced QA Team Leader to be the subject matter expert within the High care and high risk facility to provide support to the QA’s and maximise quality of all products produced.



A premium food producer and supplier focused on delivering a range of delicious and authentic products from across the globe. This is a well-established, ambitious company who are keen to grow their quality team and further develop their position within the Food Industry.



Overseeing quality of product output from operations

Coordinating intake raw material inspections against quality standard QAS documents

Agreeing, implementing and reviewing quality improvement plans

Supporting QA’s with their daily tasks

Challenging quality related controls to ensure quality is maximised

Becoming the subject matter expert for all products produced and understand the key controls and raw material characteristics that drive quality improvement plans.

Setting measurable quality improvement initiatives and KPI’s

Support site during audits

Local area GMP and working with Production and Engineering to close out issues

Ensuring audit ready at all times



We’re looking for a candidate that shows enthusiasm, initiative and excellent communication skills. However, the following basic skills would be an advantage –

  • Strong understanding of QA/QC Systems.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Good working knowledge of HACCP and Food Safety.
  • Ability to organise staff and influence different functions to achieve objectives in an effective and timely manner.
  • Proficient IT skills.
  • Experience working across different departments preferred (e.g. Operations, Production, NPD, Purchasing and Technical).
  • Good Project Management skills, using a direct and confident approach to see projects through to completion.

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!


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