Head Of Quality

  • Location:

    Runcorn

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Alannah Fisher

  • Contact email:

    alannah.fisher@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/537723

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Head of Quality
Runcorn
Up to £80,000

My client is a leading company in the development, creation and manufacture of food supplements, licensed products, pet nutrition and bespoke industrial/pharmaceutical products.

As Head of Quality you will:

* Lead the Quality Department, approximately 15 direct heads, consisting of QC (primarily responsible for ensuring the quality of raw materials and finished goods) and QA as well as Regulatory/Validation of varying types.
* Be part of the Senior Management Team, responsible for the daily and strategic management of the Company.
* Manage and carry out supplier audits and an internal audit program.
* Maintain and improve the company's existing Quality Management System.
* Participate during inspections and audits by external bodies such as the MHRA, British Retail Consortium and customers, including the review of previous audit reports and planning appropriate remedial action.
* Communicate significant quality issues and corrective/preventative actions to the Company's Senior Management.
* Successfully represent the Company's quality function to regulators, customers and suppliers.

The ideal candidate for the Head of Quality role:
* Excellent management skills
* A BSc or equivalent in Chemistry or related subject
* Relevant experience in a cGMP manufacturing facility - however food and chemical manufacturing will also be considered. You will need to have experience of complex manufacturing processes.
* Experience of working within a Quality Management System and be able to understand and demonstrate how it can add value and ensure compliance in a licensed manufacturing facility.

If you are an experienced Quality Manager looking for a new challenge, please apply now!!

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