VACANCY: QUALITY OPERATIONS MANAGER



Quality Operations Manager


The Quality Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing and driving continuous improvement of Quality and Technical teams at Meade Farm Group.

Managerial Duties:

· Delegate responsibility & accountability and ensure regular feedback is given by your team.

· Coach employees to improve overall performance of the team.

· Ensure all Quality & technical related matters are communicated to the management team.

· Hold weekly Team meetings, ensuring communication is clear and concise.

· Communicate with Operations Managers, Warehouse Managers and the Commercial team to ensure your department is performing to the best of its ability.

· Lead all audits with the assistance of your team.



Quality Duties:

· Communicate with suppliers & retailers on a daily basis.

· Monitor Health & Safety and ensure full compliance at all times.

· Ensure that quality inspections on produce at intake, during production and finished product stage are completed by your team to the highest standard.

· Monitor the Quality management Systems & ensure that your team are keeping all paperwork audit ready .

· Communicate details to the Quality/Production/purchasing teams on the quality/shelf life of produce being received by MPC.

· Ensuring the team is practicing good manufacturing and housekeeping practices are in place at all times including completion of routine cleaning check sheets when required.

· Endorse an “Audit Ready Every day” and Customer Focussed Culture.

Assist management with any ad hoc duties requested or in their absence.


Key Experience and Skills:

3rd Level qualification in relevant Discipline

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a managerial position is essential

Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a food manufacturing environment

BRC / IFS Food Safety Certification, HACCP, Bord Bia, Food Service and Retailer Codes of Practices and food manufacturing is essential

Ability to delegate to a team but also ability to work on own initiative

Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written

Computer literate

Quality Risk-based thinking and decision making

Must be able to prioritise and organise tasks

Natural ability to work in team-oriented environment


If you have the relevant experience, please submit your CV to Eileen Hanan at meadehr@meadefarm.ie