QA Lead – Nights

Manton Wood

We are currently recruiting or a QA Lead (4 on 4 off 6pm - 6am) to join our Manton Wood site in Worksop.

Manton Wood is part of the Samworth Brothers Group, a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfil their potential.

Job Opportunity

We are looking for a QA Lead to effectively manage and support the team of QATs ensuring that the specified company quality systems are operated in a controlled and effective manner, and that the product quality is maintained from raw materials through to despatched goods. Also ensuring that all systems which are implemented are completed correctly and maintain the company’s due diligence and that systems arising from HACCP are set, monitored and maintained

  • To ensure all QA staff are fully trained, well-motivated and proactive.
  • Monitor and trend product quality, identifying improvements and working with other functions (Operations, Process, NPD Engineering and Raw Materials) to deliver them.
  • To ensure daily / weekly / monthly QA scheduled tasks (i.e GMP, calibrations, audits and sampling) are completed on time and any subsequent actions are followed up.
  • To conduct investigations into nonconformance (i.e incidents, analytical testing, audits and customer complaints) agree corrective actions and measure the effectiveness.
  • Attend process trials and ensure new products processes and equipment is smoothly integrated into everyday operation and is fully supported by the Quality Management system ( i.e. agreed quality parameters, updates schedules & QAT tasks, Quality Management System SOPs)

The Right Person

You will be someone who is self-motivated and focussed on the customer. You will demonstrate initiative and ownership. You value others and their contribution and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues. You will be flexible and adaptable to change. In addition, you will have the following skills:

  • Must have direct experience within the food industry, which has included supervisory experience.
  • A working knowledge of manufacturing, preferably chilled short shelf life food products for the major high street retailers.
  • To have experience in quality assurance or HACCP or other quality management techniques.
  • To be able to communicate at all levels within the business (verbal, written, listening).
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Be a competent user of PC based IT systems as a management tool.
  • The ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.

What we have to offer

We provide a terrific range of benefits including great facilities with onsite parking and subsidised restaurants, as well as an excellent retirement savings plan (pension), private health cover (subject to terms and conditions) and a discount scheme ‘Quality Life’ that provides savings at supermarkets, high street retailers and a host of leisure outlets.

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