Quality Control Manager

  • Location:

    Trafford Park, Greater Manchester:

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain & Procurement

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client a successful and growing business based in Trafford Park is looking to recruit a Quality Control Manager who has worked within the food industry. The role requires an experienced and forward-thinking quality control manager to implement, maintain and develop an effective and flexible quality control process. This role will cover the relevant standards and requirements of a food manufacturing facility to ensure technical, regulatory and quality control processes are developed and adhered to. The successful candidate needs to be passionate about their role and driven to ensure all products reach the end consumer with the highest standards possible.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement sustainable quality processes within the operations function in line with the key business objective of a high-class service to the consumer market
  • Assist and coordinate various projects including implementing new production lines, systems, equipment and processes
  • Ensure the overall hygiene procedures are monitored, measured and improved ensuring that product and process are correctly defined, documented and validated across sites and are available at the appropriate Control Points
  • Manage the quality systems of a high-risk area of food products with allergen base
  • Responsible for the verification and validation of the cleaning procedures and processes
  • Ensure COSHH information is in place for all chemicals on sites
  • Ensure the team is adequately trained against the Standard Operation Procedures and updated as required
  • Develop working processes, SOPs, cleaning records and KPIs in quality, health, safety and environment
  • Fully support the NPD process in terms of idea generation, sampling and scale-up processes
  • Manage and maintain all quality systems including HACCP and have a sound understanding of BRC and GMP
  • Point of contact for Trading Standards and EHO and all other quality queries
  • Approve suppliers and maintain approved suppliers list
  • Manage and control the review process of all production-related non-conformance issues
  • Lead the process for certification and audits including GMP and BRC
  • Implement and control a full product recall procedure
  • Run and monitor all non-conformance issues to support the resolution
  • Lead any external testing requirements including micro, cross-contamination and nutritional testing
  • Ensure raw material and finished product CoA's are updated and maintained
  • Spot checks on deliveries to ensure supplier documentation is correct
  • Provide support and guidance from a food labelling perspective ensuring all labels are legislatively accurate and compliant


Skills Required

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Food Science/Technology
  • Knowledge and working experience of BRC - British Retail Consortium
  • Food manufacturing site
  • Process auditing
  • ISO


To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant
experience as outlined in the advert.

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