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Quality Assurance Manager

At Roddas, we are passionate about delivering high-quality products to our customers, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and excellence. Our team is dedicated to innovation, continuous improvement, and ensuring customer satisfaction in every aspect of our operations. Rodda’s is the ‘go to’ brand and market leader in clotted cream, as well as producing bottled milk, double cream, and butter, all made with Cornish milk from farms within a 30-mile radius of our Creamery in Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall. The Rodda’s family first started producing cream 130 years ago and we are now a well known and loved Cornish heritage brand. We have a direct milk supply from our local farm network, and we sell our products globally, including the major UK retailers, Food Service businesses and to our strong local market in Cornwall and Devon. We maintain the family ethos, values, and culture, whilst operating to leading industry standards.Position Overview: We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Manager to join our team. The QA Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of quality control and assurance processes to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and company requirements. This role requires strong leadership, analytical skills, and a commitment to maintaining the highest level of product quality.Closing Date: Friday 17th May
timer Job Type: Permanent

timer Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am-5pm
timer Salary: £37,000 + benefits
timer Location: Scorrier, Redruth

Requirements

  • Food production, ideally chilled experience
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant field preferred.
  • HACCP & Food Safety certified to level 3 or above.
  • Internal auditor trained to level 3 or above.
  • Proven experience in quality assurance or related field, and in a managerial/leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of quality management systems, regulatory requirements, and industry standards (e.g. BRC and HACCP)
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven track record of driving continuous improvement and implementing quality initiatives in a manufacturing environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must be within travel distance of Redruth/Scorrier

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement QA policies, procedures, and systems to ensure product quality and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Lead and manage a team of Laboroatory technicians, providing guidance, training, and support as needed.
  • Establish quality control processes for incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify areas for improvement and ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, and supply chain, to address quality issues and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Manage quality-related documentation, including specifications, SOPs, and quality records.
  • Stay current on industry trends, regulations, and best practices to inform quality strategies and initiatives.
  • Experience in stock control and ordering.

 

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the success of a leading food production company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.

 

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