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QA Manager Thirsk, England

Our Client is a leading food manufacturer based outside Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

As their business accelerates its position in the market, they are now looking to strengthen the business by recruiting a QA Manager. They are looking for a driven and motivated individual who really wants to make a difference to our family business.

About the Role


As a QA Manager, your main responsibility will be the management and maintenance of the Quality Management and Food Safety HACCP systems to ensure due diligence and legal compliance at all times.


Your other areas of responsibility will involve the following:

  •  Dealing and resolving daily non-compliance issues.
  • Contributing to management and maintenance of retail technical web-based systems and representing the company as Quality Assurance contact for retailers.
  • Ensure effective systems for identifying and resolving/root cause analysis of non-conformances resulting from audits, quality failures etc.
  • Generating technical KPI report for the business and retailers to the required schedule.
  • Assisting in Customer complaints investigations.
  • Supplier assurance approval; including TACCP, Management of the Supplier Quality Assurance System – supplier approval, assessments, Certification maintenance, specifications, Certificates of Conformance
  • Ensuring non-conforming raw materials and products are controlled and actions raised with suppliers and internal departments as appropriate
  • Gap analysis on BRC and retailer COP, communicating changes to the business
  • Training of key Work Instructions relating to Food safety, quality and legality
  • Establishing and maintaining audit schedules based on risk assessment and conducting internal and external audits as required
  • Deputising for the Technical Manager as required.


Is this a fit for you?

This will be a great match for you if you have worked in a similar position before and are comfortable with working independently with minimum supervision.

You must have experience and understanding of retailer COP/systems and BRC standard.


In addition to that, we would expect you to have:

  • Relevant Food Science qualification and/or relevant experience.
  • High levels of accuracy and organisational skills
  • Strong team working ethos
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills

What’s on offer?

  • Base salary £30,000 - £40,000 Depending on Experience
  • Up to 10% discretionary annual bonus
  • 22 days holiday rising to 25 days per annum
  • Generous Pension Contribution
  • Staff Shop – discounted products 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

If this sounds like a good match for you and you would like to discuss it further, please register your interest by following the provided link and we will contact you if your application has been shortlisted.

QA Manager / QA / Quality Assurance / Food QA / Food Safety / Compliance / Assurance / BRC / Quality System / FMCG / Food Manufacturing / Quality Control 

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