Here at Clark we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Supervisor to join Ireland's leading  food manufacturer. 

Job Purpose: Ensuring the implementation of Quality Management systems. Deliver safe products to meet customer specifications while ensuring robust controls are measured, maintained and corrective action implemented where deviation occurs. Ensuring agreed standards within Quality Management Systems are maintained on a daily basis.

Reports to: Quality Manager
Location: Naas, Co Kildare

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to:
Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to:
• To utilise their experience, skills & training to manage any QA issues which may impact food safety, quality and or legality for all areas of responsibility
• Ensure implementation and maintenance of the Food Safety & Quality Management System for all areas of responsibility
• Daily supervision of on-line QMS system checks and procedures conducted by operations team
• Daily Completion of the QA Supervisor check-sheet
• Ensuring the completion and logging of all CCP and PC checks by operations and appropriately addressing any out of limits/parameters. Verification of CCP/PC checks
• Microbiological sampling/booking and the reserving of bulk samples
• Monitoring of equipment calibration schedule
• Customer complaint investigation and feedback provided on request
• Conduct shelf-life testing/nutritional testing sampling to schedule
• Preparation, completion and sealing of export loads as requested
• Non-conformance reporting & corrective action implementation
• On the floor personal hygiene training, QC skills training for operators, relevant food safety & CCP/PC training for relevant operators as requested
• Responsible for monitoring and maintaining personal hygiene standards including correct wearing of PPE
• Monitor product date coding for compliance to prescribed shelf-life and customer specific shelf life into depot
• Conduct internal audits as requested
• Ensure full product traceability is maintained at all stages of the process and support team in all mass balance/traceability challenges conducted
• Support Quality Manager in close out of any non-conformances and escalate any concern to the manager where food safety, quality or legality concern is not brought under control to your satisfaction
• Quantity Control and correct labelling monitored for all areas of responsibility
• Attend all meetings as requested by the Quality Manager and engage positively and contribute to same. Provide all requested information in preparation for such meetings to the Quality Manager
• Responsible for the completion and follow-up of all QA Supervisor records including:
• Non-Conformance Log and QA Supervisor Check Sheet
• Foreign body/Fabrication Audits
• GMP Audits
• PPE/Personal Hygiene rules audits
• Hygiene/Cleaning checks
• Glass/Perspex audit & associated snag list
• Internal verification of scales & thermometers
• Monthly CCP/PC Verification

• Follow up and close out Held Product within 2 weeks
• <5% issues found during traceability study
• Effective and Timely Non-Conformance Reporting and CAPA
• Safe & quality products produced on your shift – complaints CPMU <1.25
• GMP Score >90% and Line Hygiene Score >95%
• BRC Rota jobs completed on time and list maintained up to date

Skills / Qualifications/ Experience:

• Minimum recognised Diploma in a Food related discipline and or relevant work experience
• Ideally 1 year QA/QC experience in Food Manufacturing environment
• Be self-motivated
• Have the ability to work on one’s own initiative
• Be a keen team player
• Have good communication skills (verbal & written)
• Have basic computer literacy
• Have an aptitude for problem solving
• Have an aptitude for informed decision making

Please contact Niamh Gaffney or send your CV to to be considered for this role. 


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