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Quality Assurance & Technical Manager - Food Production

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 15th May
Location: Fraserburgh
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Quality Assurance & Technical Manager

Location: Fraserburgh, Scotland

Salary: Dependent on Skills and Experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Based in the North East of Scotland, in a town called Fraserburgh, they're a family run company employing around 200 people locally on site.

Their business is all things fish. They process a variety of fresh and frozen fish and shellfish, mainly in primary form. To add to the variety they also do a bit of smoking and breading before sending their product all across the UK and Europe to a mix of markets such as Retail, Food Service and Wholesalers.

Purpose of the Role:

To manage the day-to-day activities of the company Technical department, lead and develop quality assurance and hygiene staff, and ultimately assure the quality and safety of product.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the company's quality management system to ensure compliance with standards such as those set by British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control point (HACCP) procedures on food handling
  • Reviewing existing policies and planning how to improve the quality management system
  • Implementing improvements to the system
  • Lead HACCP team, documenting decisions and reviews
  • Representing the business on technical-related matters such as audits
  • Ensuring associated staff are competent to do their jobs
  • Managing company hygiene and quality activities
  • Investigate non-conformances as necessary and follow through on all corrective actions
  • Liaising closely with company management, customers and suppliers
  • Organise and lead monthly team meetings
  • Monitor and manage costs associated with Technical, e.g. cleaning chemicals, micro testing etc.
  • Trend complaints, micro results etc. and communicate information with Management team
  • Conduct Shelf life and Organoleptic testing as per schedule

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate would be experienced in Technical Management preferably from a fish background but they are open to other food sectors. They should have suitable qualifications for Management in Food Hygiene and HACCP.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Quality Manager, Food Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Assurance, QA Manager, Qualified Quality Assurance Manager, Food QA Inspector, Food Quality Assurance Manager, Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Improvement Manager, Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance Lead, Quality Auditor may also be considered for this role.