Location: Cork City.
Contract Term: Permanent
A Co-Operative Animal Health Group based in Cork City are looking for an experienced Group Quality Manager to join their team.
Reporting to the CEO, the position will require the candidate to manage the Food Safety & Quality Management System across two manufacturing facilities in Cork in compliance with all legal and customer requirements, and to develop a third facility to GMP standard.
This is a permanent opportunity with the company that offers an interesting remuneration and benefits package.
*Overall responsibility for implementation, coordination, management, and continuous improvement of the Group Quality Management System supporting compliance and standards over multiple sites.
*Driving different standards at the different sites aligned to the needs of the customers and the regulators. These will include GMP, GMP+, UFAS and individual customer requirements as agreed at each of the group's sites.
*Lead the development of the GMP quality management system and the integration of new products into the GMP production process as required.
*Lead the HACCP Team and manage all site HACCP, pre-requisite quality programs, and all Quality/Feed Safety related programmes to meet regulatory and feed safety requirements.
*Lead and manage regulatory, 3rd party and internal audits, and develop an "audit ready" approach for compliance with all relevant procedures and standards.
*Lead the resolution of customer complaints and non-conformances, implement CAPA programmes and ensure corrective action plans are implemented in an effective and timely manner.
*Work closely with the production team to ensure continued focus on feed safety and quality, hygiene, issue prevention, root cause problem solving and attention to detail.
*Lead and manage the change control process within the company.
*Provide strategic oversight over Quality and Feed Safety issue related decisions and manage the quality team to deliver on agreed annual quality objectives programme and quality targets.
*Liaise with all departments in the business to ensure full engagement and compliance with the Quality Management System and associated procedures
*Minimum of an Honours Science degree in Agricultural Science, Food Science, Quality Management, or a related discipline
*Minimum of 10 years of Quality Management experience in an animal feed or food manufacturing environment.
*Strong knowledge and experience implementing Quality Systems and HACCP and risk assessment methodology
*Detailed experience in maintaining GMP+ or equivalent Feed/Food Safety Global Standards.
*Knowledge and experience of GMP-standard quality systems
*Strong leadership and organisational skills required to manage a team of people and lead a company-wide focus on quality and feed safety
Quality Management Experience HACCP GMP+ GMP-
Reports to: CEO
Staff Reporting: 5 direct reports.
Flexitime Group Life Assurance, Laptop, Mobile Phone, Parking, Pension Fund, Performance Bonus.
Salary: $80K + bonus
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