Ensure effective functioning of the Quality Assurance Department and relevant systems to support production and to comply with customer requirements.

Driving and implementing / sustaining ISO / FSSC 22000 and quality management systems to ensure compliance with customer , divisional and group standards.

Ensure that a structured continuous improvement approach is practiced/ applied in addressing QA audit findings and customer raised corrective actions.

Conducting, leading and participating in internal and external audits. Leading the process of closing all findings.

Management of customer related quality matters

Auditing the QMS system and developing continuous improvement programs

Statistically analyzing production processes and advising / recommending corrective preventative and improved actions

Preparing and managing reports.

Effective communication with customers suppliers and staff to support quality assurance requirements.

Recommending and implementing quality control improvement measures.

Lead and assist with problem solving in relation to quality production problems

Active participation in the on site management.

Leading, managing and developing Quality personnel to ensure all achievement of site objectives.

A relevant degree in Chemical Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Microbiology and other related Quality Management qualification.

Min 5 years leadership expereince in a high speed manufacturing operation.

In depth knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001, FSSC 22000 (HACCP) and management systems, this includes implementation at site level.

Knowledge, competency and execution of World Class Manufacturing Practices (WCM) like CCI – Traxx, Lean, Six Sigma, etc would be an advantage.

Be competence in SPC techniques and analysis

Advanced computer literacy : MS Officer, SPC, ERP and Quality Management Systems)

Must have problem solving and analytical skills

Ability to communicate at levels with all stakeholders within the business

Have good communcation and people skills and be a team player

Be able and willing to work closely with the manufacturing team

Ability to work under pressure and overtime when required