Packaging Quality Manager - BRC / NPD & Supply Chain

  • Job Reference: PK6370
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Future Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary up to £40K depending on experience + Bonus Scheme
  • Sector: Packaging, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Salary up to £40K depending on experience + Bonus Scheme + Christmas Bonus + Pension
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8.30-17.00
Our client is a growing international packaging supply company. They have a requirement for a Quality Manager to ensure continuity in all the following areas of their business:
  • BRC Accreditation - for themselves, for warehouses and annual audits for overseas suppliers
  • NPD - All products are bespoke and tailored for each client so Technical Support for materials, artwork, reprographics, colour management & print etc is crucial
  • Warehouse Management - ensure compliance to all necessary regulations for food packaging supply
  • Complaint handling for existing customers
The ideal candidate will have worked in Production / Quality Management with a strong printing background and knowledge of flexible packaging, filmic and synthetic materials, flexographic / gravure print, artwork, reprographics and colour management processes.
  • Maintain product, systems & audit requirements for BRC Agents & Brokers certification
  • Undertake Internal and External audits of systems, processes and Food Safety of our products
  • Have a clear understanding of current Regulations on plastics in contact with Food and apply HACCP, TACCP and VACCP principles to our operations
  • Have and maintain a clear understanding of the Food Contact Regulations for Plastics and operate a Lab testing protocol with the factories, in order to provide a Declaration of Compliance (legal requirement)
  • Review all new product lines and versions for accuracy of the product specification prior to system loading
  • Maintain or develop alternative to the "Product Master" which maintains our Product Coding, Product Spec Sheet tracking and core Packaging Waste data.
  • Create and maintain Job folders, check that production samples remain in tolerance and without production errors
  • Annual Declaration of Packaging Waste, requiring collation of data from the previous year's trading and submitting a declaration of usage via our Compliance Scheme. Identifying any reasons for variation to trend and maintaining an explanatory users guide.
  • Create Product Specification Sheets for every product line and subsequent amendments / versions. Distribution to customers as required. Update the Product Master and OrderWise with amends to packed quantities.