Quality Assurance Manager – FMCG

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Job Description

Duties :

Ensuring that all final products are in-spec in every respect (within the boundaries of available resources & of control maintained by Production)

· Liaise with management on daily production plans

· Liaising with QA:QMS Manager & NPD specialist on new & repeat orders

· Monitoring processes & PRP’s for adherence to quality & food safety

· Monitoring & managing QC inspection of incoming raw materials

· Monitoring & managing QC in-process laboratory inspection

· Monitoring & managing Line sorting (accurate in-spec vs. re-work & waste)

· Random monitoring of product blending & preparation

· Random monitoring of dosing process aids & sanitisers

· Manage subordinates within the Quality Department,

· Manage QC activities including, Incoming raw material inspection, In-process product & processing aids inspection, Line inspection, Waste verification inspection, and Trimming

· Review & sign off on the following records

· Manage QC implementation & training

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Build trend analysis information as identified & required by Management, for purposes of continuous improvement related to commercial, food safety & QMS considerations.
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Support continuous improvement efforts by reviewing QMS documentation in relation to activities – provide input where documentation can be improved to more accurately reflect activities or improve information available from such activities.
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Assist the Food Safety Team in matters of quality & food safety
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Conduct Internal Audits as a member of the Internal Audits team
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Monitor and report on compliance of loading and relevant QC functions

Requirements :

· Grade 12

· Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, or a related field.

· Minimum 5 years experience in quality control management within the food industry.

· In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations, HACCP, and GMP principles.

· Proficient in MS Office