Head Of Quality

  • Cork

This role will continuously promote quality and customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that the Company complies with all applicable quality system requirements and regulations.


  • Champion Quality within the Company by continuously promoting quality and customer satisfaction
  • Participate as a key member of the site leadership team contributing to the overall effectiveness of the business including strategy development
  • Lead team circa 30-35 people
  • Represent Cork site in global Group Quality initiatives
  • Manage and develop people to ensure high performance standards are met and future key technical and leadership roles are filled internally
  • Develop and manage all aspects of the departmental budget (including capital expenditure)
  • Ensure quality strategies and priorities are aligned to support the overall business strategy
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of effective and efficient quality management strategies, systems, and policies covering audit readiness, regulatory compliance, testing, reporting, change controls, risk assessments, supplier approvals
  • Develop and maintain critical relationships across the business (particularly with Operations, Commercial, Innovation)
  • Work with Innovation, Operations and Commercial on new product developments to assess risk and ensure compliance with quality standards and regulations
  • Plan for future requirements including compliance, regulations, new technologies, capital planning, talent management
  • Continue to build a strong food safety culture


  • Degree-qualified



  • Circa 10 years’ experience in Quality management in a complex, high-volume manufacturing food industry
  • Proven track record of introducing and embedding best quality practices (setting high standards)
  • Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodologies.

For more information please contact: margaret@intersearch.ie

To apply for this job email your details to Margaret@intersearch.ie.

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