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Quality Control Manager

  • Posted: 4 Apr 2024
  • Quality & Food safety
  • LIVERPOOL
  • United Kingdom
  • On-site

About the job

 

Danone is a major FMCG company in the UK, with market leading brands across three divisions: Waters (Evian, Volvic), Dairies (Actimel, Activia, Shape), Early Life Nutrition (Aptamil, Cow & Gate) and Specialized Nutrition (Neocate, Fortisip). Danoners are steering us to a more sustainable future, helping to make the world healthier. As a certified B-Corp, we have our Danone Impact Journey to 2025. This will only be possible with each and every one of our leaders. Do you want to be one of them? 

 

The Specialized Nutrition category, offer nutritional solutions with the shared goal of improving the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals. This ambition stretches from the first day of pregnancy into old age, with similar activities in terms of innovation and scientific research. Specialized Nutrition focuses on allergies, from prevention to treatment, with Specialized Nutrition working hand-in-hand to foster synergies and strengthen Danone's leading position in this sector.

 

The Nutricia brand is a key asset, thanks to a medical legacy of more than 120 years and a recognition of health leaders around the world. Nutricia is Europe’s largest specialist nutrition company and the market leader in the UK. We specialise in the delivery of medical nutrition for the very young, the old and the sick, supplying high quality feeds to patients and consumers. Our purpose is to pioneer nutritional discoveries that help people live longer, healthier lives. When it comes to finding a great place to work there are plenty of things to look for: inspirational colleagues, freedom in your job to make a real difference, and a shared ethos you can truly believe in.

 

About the role

 

An exciting opportunity to lead a site-based Quality Control team in the development and delivery of a robust technical strategy that ensures Nutricia Liverpool delivers products of consistent, specified quality and uncompromising safety, in line with Danone Specialised Nutrition and Analytical Governance Ambition, building relationships both internally and externally that challenge and support technical excellence.

 

You will be responsible for establishing and executing a roadmap Quality Control roadmap that targets deviations linked to potential analyst testing, equipment / method deviations, etc. Work in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders to continuously development and improve of all testing capabilities to ensure adherence to the most recent KARMA table and Analytical Governance requirements.

 

Your role will also be responsible for fostering a culture of driving a continuous improvement mindset. Ensuring adherence in delivering the laboratories core activities in line with Good Laboratory Practices, ISO and FDA standards, SQCDME, the site and department’s strategic vision

 

Working closely with the Head of Quality and Method Development Manager to align on key business priorities and external project support linked with lab activities and analytical excellence.

 

You will be responsible for ensuring all operations within the areas of responsibility are carried out in a safe manner. To be fully aware of company procedures relating to Fire Evacuation, Accident Reporting, and Food Safety. To ensure all staff behave in a safe and responsible manner within the area of responsibility.

 

An exciting opportunity to lead a site-based Quality Control team in the development and delivery of a robust technical strategy that ensures Nutricia Liverpool delivers products of consistent, specified quality and uncompromising safety, in line with Danone Specialised Nutrition and Analytical Governance Ambition, building relationships both internally and externally that challenge and support technical excellence.

 

You will be responsible for establishing and executing a roadmap Quality Control roadmap that targets deviations linked to potential analyst testing, equipment / method deviations, etc. Work in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders to continuously development and improve of all testing capabilities to ensure adherence to the most recent KARMA table and Analytical Governance requirements.

Your role will also be responsible for fostering a culture of driving a continuous improvement mindset. Ensuring adherence in delivering the laboratories core activities in line with Good Laboratory Practices, ISO and FDA standards, SQCDME, the site and department’s strategic vision

Working closely with the Head of Quality and Method Development Manager to align on key business priorities and external project support linked with lab activities and analytical excellence.

You will be responsible for ensuring all operations within the areas of responsibility are carried out in a safe manner. To be fully aware of company procedures relating to Fire Evacuation, Accident Reporting, and Food Safety. To ensure all staff behave in a safe and responsible manner within the area of responsibility.

 

About you

  • English Speaking
  • Previous level 8 or 9 at last job or equivalent in other organisations.
  • Trained in HACCP Level 3 as a minimum, ideally Level 4
  • Experience of Previously Managing all FDA, FSCC2200 and ISO Accreditations
  • Formal Qualification in Internal Auditing
  • Trained in Level 4 Food Hygiene
  • Educated to degree level or industry experienced/ Professional qualifications
  • Experience of working in a Quality environment essential
  • Experience of manufacturing preferred
  • Strong Quality Management / Improvement background advantageous
  • Relevant academic qualifications/experience
  • Significant work experience in leading teams in pharma or FMCG environment
  • Capable of working on multiple priorities and setting targets and timeframes
  • Project management skills
  • Adaptable enough to work in an environment that changes / challenges daily
  • Ability to work in a pressurised, heavily targeted and measured environment

About us

 

 

At Danone UK & Ireland, we are committed to delivering better health through better nutrition for millions of consumers and patients in our communities. 

 

We have a range of flexible benefits and excellent rewards, click here to find out more: https://careers.danone.com/uki/en/Why-Danone/our-learning---rewards.html 

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is deeply embedded in Danone's DNA, representing our core values and beliefs. We embrace diversity as a driving force for positive change, nurturing an inclusive workplace where every individual is valued. 

 

The closing date for applications is 12th April 2024, you will therefore hear about your application after this date.