Quality Assurance Manager – Food / Pharmaceuticals (Bradford) – 17627 Ref: 17627

Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits

Ready to advance your quality assurance career with a $9 billion global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you’re ready to further your career with a brand that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:
Quality Assurance Manager
Manchester, Middlesbrough or Bradford Base / Hybrid + UK Travel
Competitive Salary
Plus Excellent Benefits
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products
Pedigree: BRC Certification for Agents & Brokers AA grade. Approved by both MHRA and HPRA to supply Active Pharmaceutical Substances
Your Skills: Quality Assurance and Regulatory Experience supplying into or working in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries

The Quality Assurance Manager Role:

The Quality Assurance Manager will develop and manage Quality Assurance Management Systems for the UK&I, and all activities that ensure compliance with the relevant Food Safety Regulations and compliance to the relevant Food Safety certification standards including BRC and FSSC 22000.

+ You will be responsible for all activities that ensure compliance to relevant Pharmaceutical Regulations and compliance to Good Distribution Practices for Active Substances.
+ To support the Operations Team on Quality, Food Safety, GMP and Technical issues
+ To support both colleagues and customers on Quality, Food Safety, GMP and Technical issues.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Maintenance of FSSC 22000, ISO22000 BRC Agents & Brokers
+ Supplier Approval and Performance Monitoring
+ Monitoring the performance of key 3 PLs.
+ Lead HACCP Teams
+ Quality, Food Safety Audits & GDP of audits of Univar in the UK&I
+ Lead Customer Audits
+ Supplier Audits
+ Maintenance of Quality Assurance/ Food Safety/GDP documentation
+ HACCP/GDP Training
+ Key contact with the MHRA, ensuring GDP licence is up to date and accurate and ensuring both Suppliers & Customer have valid Licences
+ Change Control
+ Keeping the Business up to date with legal compliance issues, legislative changes and Industry Standards
+ Manage Recalls
+ Investigate customer complaints and non-conformances
+ Lead Quality Reviews

About You:

+ Degree in Food Science or Chemistry or Equivalent
+ Minimum 5 years experience of managing a GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) Compliance System
+ Worked in either Chemical / Food Ingredients Supplier or a Food or Pharmaceutical Manufacturer in a QA Role
+ Lead Auditor Qualification preferable

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Food Quality, Food Manufacturing, Food Ingredient Distribution, Food Safety, Food Quality Assurance, Pharmaceuticals, Pharma, Food Technology, Chemicals, Chemistry.

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