Quality Control Specialist - Quality Control jobs in Malta - February 2023
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Quality Control Specialist

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 16 days (24 Feb 2023)

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is looking to recruit a Quality Control Specialist to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
The candidate reports to the Head of Quality and is responsible for ensuring that the manufactured products meet the set standards of quality, reliability, and performance following both national and international standards. The role also involves the continuous monitoring of site performance and site audit readiness through continuous walkthroughs, non-conformance investigations and proper system setups.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring that all products meet quality standards by testing them to identify defects or measuring them to ensure that they meet legal requirements. Maintain proper records of quality testing procedures and standards
  • Monitoring equipment performance to ensure that they continue to function correctly
  • Recommending changes in process/methods or materials to improve product quality or yield
  • Review records of incoming raw materials to ensure that they meet specifications for use in production
  • Recording data about production processes and specifications for use in developing and improving quality control standards for future production runs
  • Lead and create material risk assessments and process improvement plans
  • Monitor product development and processes to identify deviations from quality policies
  • Prepare and present reports to update upper management on quality activities
  • Approve compliant products and reject defective ones.
People Management:
  • Supervise and lead technical staff to ensure they perform their duties in line with established quality procedures
  • Ensure adequate training and development of personnel within the quality control structure to meet quality and food safety standards
  • Enforce standards for health and safety during work operations.

Ideal Candidate Profile:
  • MQF 6 in Food Science/Food technology, or related field (Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry); Master’s degree, MQF 7, of advantage.
  • Minimum of 6 years of quality assurance/quality control experience within food manufacturing operations, of which 2 + years in a leadership role.
Technical Skills;
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment
  • Regulatory
  • Training & Development
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with ISO 9001, GFSI Quality Systems
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Root Cause Analysis (e.g., FMEA, SWOT, Ishikawa, Fish Bone)
  • Technical / Food Processing Automation
  • Statistical Data Evaluation
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Auditing (internal, external)
  • ERP system knowledge
  • Data Analysis & Report Writing
  • Physical/chemical Analysis & IPC control.
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Motivation /Modelling (Leading by Example)
  • Developing People
  • Monitoring & Measuring
  • Programme and Project Management*
  • Influencing and Impact, including Conflict Management
  • Assertiveness
  • Strategic Thinking & Change Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Judgement & Decision Making
  • Presentation and Facilitation
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Drive for Results
  • Quality & Rule Orientation
  • Teamwork.

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion throughout the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

Full Time
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