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QA Specialist

Quality & Laboratory
Cork
Siobhán Lane
Permanent
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Job Reference: JO-2009-65384_1600094285

Summary:


Responsibilities:


* Follow all applicable policies and procedures required for the successful execution of the job.


* Follow the Quality & Food Safety Management System Policy and meet the requirements of the organization's Integrated Management System which are compliant to international standards for Quality (ISO 9001:2015) and Food Safety (FSSC 22000 Scheme)


* Cooperate with internal and external auditors.


* Make recommendations for continual improvement and support


* Comply with all Company Health & Safety procedures, cooperate with company Health & Safety initiatives and undertake Health & Safety training as required


* Playing a key role in the company on all Quality and Food Safety matters, including the Design, implementation and maintaining site Quality Management System


* Agreeing Policy and Procedure formulation and then implementing same


* Taking responsibility for maintaining the company Quality & Food Safety Manuals & Document Control


* Producing and managing a schedule of Internal Audits - working with the selected internal audit teams to ensure these schedules are met, reports are filed, Non-conformances documented, and Corrective Actions closed out (CAPA management)


* Developing understanding of quality improvement culture throughout the site through training and guidance


* Liaising with customers and statutory bodies during site 3rd party audits


* Implementing and improving upon internal, customer and legislative Quality and BRC, GMP and HACCP legislative standards - setting up, managing and adhering to procedures.


* Leading site HACCP team, ensuring adherence to company and external standards


* Monitoring site hygiene and Quality standards through regular audits, trending non-conformances and auctioning corrective action where necessary


* Handling Customer Audits and advising company/relevant people of any non-conformances raised - input of these onto MAI and chasing these for close out.


* Management of customer specific paperwork


* Management and reporting of KPIs


* Management of change (Change control)


* Taking responsibility for managing the administration, and close out of customer complaints


* Taking responsibility for responses to Customer Questionnaires and Supply Mapping


* Taking responsibility for Supplier evaluation, control, audits and administration of Vendor Non-Conformances.


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



Requirements:


* Relevant 3rd level qualification in a Chemical, Food Science or related subject or have demonstrable experience in a quality management role


* You must have at least 2 years previous experience Quality Assurance


* Good knowledge of ISO9001-2015 HACCP, BRC and Food Safety standards, ideally FETAC Level 6 accredited in HACCP Management.


* Experience writing reports and creating quality procedures.


* Ability to work to strict deadlines within a fast-paced environment is important.




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