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Quality Assurance Supervisor Food Manufacturing

The role:

My client, based in Co Monaghan are a well known poultry production organisation who are committed to developing a sustainable business model that will deliver value to suppliers, customers, employees and shareholders. We have a new opening for a Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job Summary/Overview:

The Quality Assurance Supervisor will be responsible for implementing the Quality Management System to deliver safe products to meet customer specifications.


  • Will lead, supervise, and coach QA and production team leaders & other employees in the areas of product and raw material conformance and process control.
  • Ensure the Food Safety HACCP plan is always adhered to within the entire plant, therefore ensuring safe products are released every time.
  • Conducts relevant audits, documents activities, and brings about corrective actions, as needed.
  • Manage the incoming inspection process for ingredients.
  • Monitor site hygiene standards and ensure agreed standards are implemented.
  • Support production team in producing safe, high-quality products for customers, ensuring quality of processed output, compliance with food legislation and communicating results accordingly.
  • Completion of and maintenance of both raw material and finished product specifications for all products for retailers.
  • Monitor the quality of raw materials and finished product to ensure they comply with the agreed specifications. The specifications will require sufficient detail in order to create a structure for the accurate evaluation of product & raw material quality.
  • Compilation of data on hygiene, GMP, complaints, micro, product quality, supplier quality.
  • Documentation Control – Ensure compliance to documentation control procedure and accuracy of completion, storage, and speed of retrieval of historical records.
  • General support to site to raise standards in food safety and quality.


  • Experience in a position of responsibility within a quality related function in a FMCG manufacturing environment
  • BRC Standards and Customer codes of practice
  • Knowledge of food legislation
  • Food safety and/or HACCP training
  • Exposure to NPD in FMCG manufacturing environment.
  • Production Process knowledge
  • Good standard of spoken and written English, which will allow written instructions to be read and effectively communicated.
  • Solid level of numeracy – ability to calculate and report on performance.
  • A high level of flexibility is required.
  • Strong analytical background and organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Commercial awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Interpersonal Skills (ability to manage a team effectively, work with other departments)
  • Ability to develop a team and to identify team members skills and areas for improvement
  • Ability to proactively identify potential problems, identify solutions, evaluate these, and implement them in a timely manner
  • Project Management

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Gillian Nicholson

01 6620088