Quality Manager

Employer Information

Fane Valley Group

E: hr@fanevalley.com

T: 028 92610480


Summary of Role:
As Quality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of food is maintained in accordance with the Quality Management System.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage quality and food safety standards (BRC, Soil Association, IGAS, FEMAS, Tesco and all retail and bulk customers);
  • Maintain and improve site quality standards, SOP’s, supplier management, specifications, internal site audits etc in line with HACCP and legal requirements;
  • Review, maintain and update QMS and support implementation of Cloud based QMS system;
  • Update and maintain our site traceability system Navision for new products, labels, bill of materials, traceability and day to day running;
  • Complete supplier audits as required;
  • Assist in R&D and NPD process and steps involved including artwork approval, claims verification etc;
  • Manage and lead Quality and Cleaning departments with continuous improvements in employee and site standards;
  • Oversee investigations into non-conformances and implement CA and PA’s;
  • Support the implementation, improvement and running of ISO 14001 Environmental and ISO 45001 Health & Safety;
  • Always promote Health & Safety for yourself and colleagues.


  • Comply with all company policies and procedures within the remit of this role;
  • Carry out any other associated duties as may arise, develop or be assigned by management;
  • Be flexible in approach to working hours.

Essential Criteria:

  • Hold a 3rd Level Food related qualification;
  • Have 4 years previous Quality Management experience in the food industry;
  • HACCP Level 3;
  • Be lead auditor trained;
  • Qualification in Train the Trainer;
  • Internal Auditor;
  • Previous experience off on -line traceability systems;
  • A working knowledge of BRC, TESCO and other retailer standards;
  • High standard of written and spoken English;
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Can work on your own initiative and be able to manage your own workload;
  • High attention to detail and accurate record keeping;
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft products.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Working experience of traceability system NAV;
  • HACCP Level 4;
  • Experience in set up and implementation of ISO 14001 Environmental & ISO 45001 Health and Safety.

The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week 8am – 4.30 (with a requirement to cover QA team, 5. 45am – 2.15pm & 2pm – 10.30pm)

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being strategy.


  • Permanent
  • Speedicook
  • Closing date: Friday 21 Jan 2022
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