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Quality Team Leader

Reference:KS/AALUM-227027 Location: Louth
Republic of Ireland
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Our client is a leading Healthcare Manufacturing organisation based in Drogheda, Co. Louth. Due to expansion, they are seeking a new Quality Team Leader to join an established team. Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Team Leader will always champion quality standards across both sites, whilst leading the Quality Team. This person will also support the wider team to ensure products are manufactured right first time and in accordance with the quality protocols, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and ISO standards. The Quality Team Leader will always behave in a manner that supports and demonstrates Company values.

Role/ Responsibilities:

  • Lead the activities of the Quality Department, ensuring a robust QMS is maintained and implemented & continuously improved.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Quality team and wider team to ensure business, quality and compliance goals are met.
  • Provide technical support in the identification of non-compliance’s / deviations from the quality system and implement corrective actions and procedures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Investigating customer complaints and implement corrective actions.
  • Measure close-out of technical issues, NC’s, CAPAs, Supplier issues, Hygiene, Documentation.
  • Actively participate in improvement plans to enhance product quality, line efficiency, reducing waste, line downtime and ultimately reduced consumer complaints.
  • Ensure Quality KPI’s are achieved and maintained.
  • Monitor and report on Quality performance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis at the relevant forums.
  • Prepare for, participate in and in some cases, lead customer visits & 3rd party audits.
  • Coach, develop and train employees in to enhance their knowledge and understanding.
  • Develop and manage the supplier management system, including raw material risk assessments, vendor questionnaires and audit schedules.
  • Manage raw material quality with suppliers, including periodical reviews against objectives and development of improvement plans.
  • Ensure non-conforming materials are managed as per SOP, liaise with Suppliers, Warehouse, Logistics, Supply Chain and Production to ensuring appropriate actions are taken.
  • Complete quality control checks at intake against raw material specifications and agreed standards.
  • Verify material handling procedures are as per company procedures at intake and throughout the process.
  • Develop and agree raw material specification with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure new suppliers have been appropriately risk assessed and suitable controls implemented prior to approval.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement Initiatives within supplier and material quality.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain an understanding of new and developing cosmetics legislation, packaging requirements and trends & understand how this will impact the business & 'customers' needs.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • Degree qualified in Science. Formal 3rd level qualification in food science/technology/pharmaceutical.
  • 5+ years relevant quality operations experience in GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in people management and development.
  • Experience of supplier auditing, lead auditor certification is desirable.
  • Proficient in PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • A proven track record working in an accredited site and working with accreditation bodies e.g., ISO, BRC etc.
  • Strong team building skills with proven abilities in decision making and sound personal judgment.
  • Good organization and investigation skills are required.
  • Proven ability to influence and experience in change management and continuous improvement.
  • Project management skills.

For further details please contact: Karen Shiel on 087 7452487 or send CV to