QA Manager (Product Release)

  • Full Time
  • Cork

Website brightwater98 Brightwater Recruitment

Having invested in new manufacturing technologies and gained a significant footprint in new global markets, this indigenous Irish Company now seeks an experienced Product Release Officer for a position located at the main manufacturing facility in North Cork.

Reporting to the Site Quality Manager, the Product Release Manager is responsible for release and certification of all finished product at site, in accordance with regulatory, customer and QMS requirements. The Product Release Manager is a key support role to the site QA Manager & is recognised as a key player within the site team. The key role of the Product Release Manager is to release finished product to defined schedules and establish and maintain the status of finished product on the ERP system.

Core responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

–      Ensure Finished Product SKU’s are tested as per defined test plans.

–      Release Finished Product as per regulatory, customer and QMS requirements.

–      Maintain status of stock on Oracle system to reflect its quality and suitable & generate batch release records.

–      Certification of finished product to accompany shipments in a timely manner.

–      Data trending and reporting as required.

–      Input on decision making re process capability for specification sign off.

–      Continuous review of grading & COA system to maximise the potential for automation to minimise manual interactions.

Candidates for this position must possess:

–      Third level qualification in a relevant discipline (Food Science, Technology, Engineering);

–      2 – 5 years’ experience in a QA food manufacturing environment at FSSC 22000 standard as a minimum;

–      Strong interpersonal & communication skills;

–      Team Player with business collaborators;

–      Performance driven with a proven ability to work on own initiative;

–      A positive, can-do, resilient and flexible attitude;

–      Good organization and planning skills;

–      Ability to work with high level of accuracy;

–      Computer literate – ideally OBIEE reporting, Oracle and Excel;

–      Good decision-making skills and strong technical acumen with the capacity to effectively troubleshoot issues.

This is an exciting career opportunity for a candidate with the drive and ambition to make a marked contribution to an evolving site. All interested applicants, who feel they have the required people management and technical competence for this role, should apply in writing with current CV to Andrew Rowley via the link below.

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