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Head of Quality - Chemicals - FMCG

Head of Quality - Chemicals - FMCG

Posted 29 May by Cranleigh Scientific Easy Apply Ended
A major FMCG and chemical manufacturing business is looking for a forward thinking head of quality to lead the technical team at the new facility in Essex. As the head of quality you will be responsible for the planning and implementation of procedures, policies and laboratory operations. To be successful you should possess experience in building a quality management systems adhering to GPM regulations, held a quality or laboratory management position and hold a relevant degree within a scientific discipline, ideally chemistry.

Head of Quality Responsibilities:

*Ensure efficient and effective lab operations including scheduling & workflow.
*Developing a Quality Management system.
*Management of the microbe daily management programme.
*Coordination and communication with internal and external customers.
*Responsible for the management of the laboratory personnel including coaching, work allocation, goal setting, skills training, and development.
*Ensures that all product released by the laboratory meets current product specification & regulatory requirements within a timely manner.
*Investigates all out of specification or calibration, complaints, or aberrant data & provide technical expertise to investigations by root cause analysis.
*Successfully pass all quality audits (regulatory, customer, certifications).
*Monitors and complies with key performance indicators and budgetary control for the laboratory as defined by customer and/or management.
*Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of key QA/QC processes for the laboratories.
*Responsible for the resolution and future prevention of any quality issues.
*Responsible for the validation of production processes.

Head of Quality Requirements:

*Degree or equivalent qualification in Chemistry or ideally Analytical Chemistry.
*Experience in building up a Quality Management system in compliance with GMP practices.
*A minimum of 5 years previous experience in Quality Assurance and/or as Laboratory Manager.
*Excellent communication skill and organisational ability.
*Excellent written and spoken English
*Able to work independently, strategically and tactically.
*Strive for continuous improvement.

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + Excellent benefits - Life Assurance - Pension Contribution and more. Flexible working hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday: 8am-6pm

If you have the skills required for this role and possess the relevant experience within a FMCG or Chemical industry please contact Lewis at Cranleigh Scientific , or e-mail with your CV

Required skills

  • Analytical
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • FMCG
  • GMP
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Manager
  • Lab Manager
  • QA. QC

Reference: 35249599

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