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Quality Assistant

29/08/19 Cork Neg

Permanent full-time

Quality Assistant – Food (Cork)

This is an excellent position with a leading food business based in Cork. This role will act as next in line to the QA Manager with ample scope for opportunity.

**Flexibility on working hours may be available depending on individual requirements**

The Role:

  • This role will act as a key support role to the site QA Manager
  • The key function is to maintain and improve the QMS, monitor compliance and report on metrics to meet the requirements of BRC
  • Responsible for driving and maintaining best practice quality standard in a manufacturing environment
  • Ensuring the regulatory compliance requirements for food raw materials are understood and met
  • Playing an active role in labelling governance to ensure compliance
  • Working as part of cross-functional project teams providing regulatory guidance
  • Management of Finished Product Specifications and Customer requirements
  • Reporting to the QA Manager, responsible for maintaining and managing defined core elements of the quality assurance program
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards, regulatory standards and customer requirements
  • Close out of technical issues, NC's, CAPAs, Supplier issues, Hygiene, Documentation


  • Degree Level Qualification in a relevant discipline. e.g. Food Science & Technology or equivalent
  • 3-5 years' experience in a QA food manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of BRC and retailer standards
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills with the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally
  • A positive, can-do, resilient and flexible attitude with the aptitude to take ownership of tasks and projects as required and see them through to completion
  • Performance driven with a proven track record of achievement, high integrity and capability to exercise sound judgement in decision-making

Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at or call for more information.

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