VACANCY: QUALITY LEAD


The role of the Quality Lead is to work closely with the Quality Manager in maintaining Quality Control / HACCP procedures on a daily basis, while overseeing a certain area. The Role will involve testing and examining all produce to ensure the highest standard of quality is achieved for all customers.

Key Duties & responsibilities

Carrying out quality inspections on produce at intake, repack and finished product stage.

Communicate any issues or reports to the Quality Manager and Commercial Team.

Completion of daily record keeping E.g. intake and dispatch checks etc. Sending Quality reports to Suppliers, reviewing raw material quality on a continuous basis

Leading the quality duties in either Intake, Dispatch or Line checks

Ensuring HACCP principles are continuously met for product safety and process control.

Ensuring BRC requirements are maintained as set down in the relevant standard and ensuring traceability is maintained for all lines.

Ensuring and cross-checking traceability for each delivery and contact all suppliers to obtain traceability in advance

Assist in carrying out internal audits on a routine basis/ ensuring that the factory is compliant with all health & safety/ quality regulations


Qualifications/ experience

Degree in Food Science or similar is desired but not essential

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Quality is essential

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


Key behaviours/ Competencies

Ability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and have the ability to work under pressure

Build a good working relationship with other departments within the company

Excellent verbal/ communication skills

Comfortable working in a fast paced environment

Excellent attention to detail skills in relation to quality, traceability and labelling

Flexible to the needs of the business


If you are interested in applying for this position and have the relevant competencies, please send your CV with a cover letter to meadehr@meadefarm.ie