Vacancy details

Athleague, Co Roscommon

This vacancy is now closed


Role Purpose : Monitor Compliance, Food Safety and Product Quality in line with Kepak and Customer Standards.

Reports to: Site Technical Manager

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring, in conjunction with the Technical / Quality & Production Management and the departmental supervisor that procedures are carried out as specified. Checking that procedures to control all factory operations are carried out as defined in the SOP’s, with the emphasis on all aspects of the operation right through to the finished products to ensure compliance to our Customer specifications
  • Ensure product specification requirements are met in all areas of production. Completion of product assessment to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Record Management: Check & sign off of Production check sheets. Verification & filing of all production & QC paperwork/EQMS check sheet.
  • Completion of pre-production hygiene assessments & reporting issues and driving continuous improvement.
  • Sampling of product at various stages of the process for micro & chemistry testing.
  • Working with defined limits for acceptable defects. Reporting non conformances / defects to the Technical / Quality & Production Management and the departmental supervisor. Identifying the source of defects and communicating this to the area supervisor and supporting training and continuous improvement.
  • Making decisions in a timely fashion on whether a process is still in control and reporting any deviation of standard of work or processing.
  • Assist the Technical Manager in duties and tasks as and when required.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI's):

  1. Quality Standards
  2. Audit Results
  3. Customer Satisfaction

 Key Competencies for Role: 


  1. Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment (desirable but not essential)
  2. Knowledge of BRC standard & requirements
  3. Adaptable & flexible based on daily requirements
  4. Hands on approach
  5. Ability to work on own initiative
  6. Experience of lean manufacturing would be a distinct advantage
  7. Internal auditing and Microbiological knowledge would be an advantage.