Quality Manager

  • Reference: CJ46366
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Overview:

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for quality assurance & control of both raw materials and finished products for a specific unit operation.

This role will provide guidance and on-going support to facilitate compliance with Quality / Regulatory policies, Food Safety Programs (HACCP) procedures and product specifications with a primary focus on the factory floor activities. The individual in this position will promote a high standard of awareness and understanding at site level of all appropriate policies, procedures and product specifications and direct all relevant continuous improvement initiatives.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development & implementation of Quality Standards by ensuring the necessary training and support is available to the value stream and other functional areas.
  • Compliance with Company’s Global HACCP programme and Global Quality Management System.
  • Implement relevant quality related systems including:
    • Validation programmes as required
    • Environmental monitoring programmes
    • Company change control system
    • CAPA.
  • Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Other projects and responsibilities as may be defined.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with customers, external agencies, regulatory bodies and all relevant internal functions.
  • Prepare facility for quality audits and manage internal & external expectations.
  • Manage hygiene procedures and promote continuous improvement.
  • Devise and implement relevant changes to SOPs are required.



  • Diploma or higher in a Food Technology, Microbiology or a related Science related discipline.
  • Knowledge of quality Systems: BRC6, ISO 22000:2005, ISO/TS 22022-1:2009 and FSSC 22000.
  • Experience and knowledge of HACCP systems.
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Strong background in Food Safety and Quality Management Systems.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools.
  • Excellent written, numerical and verbal skills.
  • A demonstrated numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement and change management initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, coaching and conflict management skills.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email emer.ocallaghan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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