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Senior QA manager

Category: Product ID: 760


About the job

  • Only candidates with at least 10+ years of experience in Quality Assurance apply|Only candidates with experience in Quality and Food Safety apply

About Our Client

Our client is an MNC which produces the best quality nutritious products in various verticals in FMCG. They are strong believers in innovation, health-oriented brands and a strong global presence. They are looking to hire a Senior Manager- Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Supplier for their Mumbai office.

Job Description

Reporting to the India QFS Head, your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Ensuring compliance of finished products as per company’s values and requirements
  • Working with cross functional teams for contract manufacturers’ selection as per evaluation, standards’ (quality, food safety, continuous improvement) implementation at contract manufacturing sites, managing yearly performance for improvement along with procurement team and owning the traceability system
  • Actively contributing to requirements of technical support and expertise in quality related problem solving and risk analysis in all situations
  • Identifying capability gaps of contract manufacturers’ QA team and working with teams to fill those gaps
  • Driving a Quality culture across teams when working with contract manufacturers
  • Owning budgeting responsibilities such as preparing and controlling Opex budgets for Quality and Food Safety activities as well as Sourcing and Supply Chain teams
  • Managing supplier Quality Assurance responsibilities such as selection of suppliers after evaluation, supplier risk mapping and risk mitigation plans, validating raw materials and product management specifications in terms of Quality and Food Systems, developing new suppliers and being cost efficient
  • Managing performance by introducing continuous improvement programs at supplier level according to company’s standards and contributing to dual sourcing and booster projects
  • Setting up safety and quality programs for agricultural supplies and providing expertise in risk analysis as well as problem solving

The Successful Applicant

Ideally you are a BE/B.Tech (Food background will be a value addition) with 10+ years of experience as a Quality Assurance Manager in manufacturing set up, with products of Infant products, healthcare nutrition and medical nutrition products. You have experience in managing suppliers and driving a Quality culture across organization. You have excellent problem solving, communication and interpersonal relations skills. You have a great track record and are open to new challenges.

What’s On Offer

  • Working with leadership directly
  • Great MNC culture to foster your career growth

Contact: Nikhil Kewadkar