Quality Control Supervisor

20000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
04 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type

We are currently working with a well-established and forward-thinking client looking for a Quality Control Supervisor to join one of their sites located just outside Stratford-upon-Avon. This is a pivotal role that requires an experienced Quality Control Supervisor who is accustomed to a fast-paced environment from industries such as Manufacturing, Automotive or FMCG.

The Quality Control Supervisor will be responsible for the day to day running of the QC team along with training and development of individual and new team members.

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that 'Quality Manual' and 'Good Manufacturing Practice' is maintained
  • To be responsible for maintaining and improvement of BRC, TFMS, HACCP and Operational Hygiene and Safety practices
  • To implement Positive Release Systems, to lead the team using excellent communication techniques and team meetings
  • To assess methods of Positive Release to continuously improve, Health & Safety, quality, output & cost reduction
  • To measure and record all operation K.P.Is onto the business data capture system, ensure all practices are conducted within the business technical parameters, and produce high quality reports
  • To achieve an in-depth knowledge of the characteristics of all products handled and how quality varies according to season, variety and origin
  • To ensure the quality of products supplied to the company fully meet procurement specifications
  • To be able to clearly and confidently communicate with all levels within the Company on quality control related issues
  • To achieve an in-depth working knowledge of all customer product specifications
  • To monitor the conditioning, grading, packing and quality through to final delivery to ensure that customer specifications are strictly adhered to. Action and report any non-compliance's to the appropriate personnel
  • To ensure all products meet the appropriate temperature regimes within positive release
  • To maintain the appropriate documentation as set out in the Company Quality Assurance Manual
  • To effectively monitor the condition and suitability of stock held in stores and to highlight any changes
  • To gain a working knowledge of the principle of cold chain and the maintenance of such a regime within the Company
  • To ensure that good working practice is maintained at all times within the warehouse environment in accordance with the company health and safety policy and that the statutory and customer requirements are met in full
  • To provide an effective service to the procurement & sales and technical departments in all matters pertaining to product quality and food safety
  • To attend and participate in QC team meetings
  • Monitor training needs for the QC team
  • Responsibility for the QC team in the weekly rota and holiday/sickness approval
  • To lead and monitor the team ensuring the correct staffing levels are in place to cover

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a production environment
  • Experience in a Q.C. role
  • Additional languages to a verbal standard would be beneficial
  • Flexible with regards to location and working patterns