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Quality Control Manager




4 months ago
bachelors degree

Job Description


Pelham Laboratories Ltd are looking for a Quality Control Manager to maintain and improve the quality control systems and procedures to ensure compliance to Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) throughout the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious, dynamic, and expanding cosmetic product development and manufacturing business. The main duties and responsibilities of the role: · Ensuring the ISO 22716: 2007 Cosmetics - Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidance is followed and applied to the Goods Inwards, Warehouse, Bulk Manufacturing, Product Filling and Product Despatch departments. · Identify and schedule AQL inspection levels and creating/maintaining quality standards for all componentry and products. · Manage the QMS system and record quality metrics · Undertaking investigations into any Out of Specification results, Product Deviations and Customer Complaints, and identifying the relevant Corrective and Preventative Actions. · Identify opportunities for improved practices and procedures as part of the Continuous Improvement process. · Creating and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures and managing the Change Control process. · Scheduling and managing the internal audits of all departments in accordance with the current cosmetic GMP guidance. · Work collaboratively and pragmatically with the management team to allow the continued growth and flexibility of the business whilst ensuring product quality is paramount. · Reporting to the Technical Director and working collaboratively with the Heads of Manufacturing & Production to ensure that product quality and site hygiene standards are enforced and identify areas of improvement. · Host and manage annual inspections and site audits from the relevant certification bodies. · Challenge existing ways of working to ensure quality control measures and manufacturing best practice is applied to all processes. The successful candidate: · Ideally (but not essential) will have previous experience of the ISO 22716: 2007 Cosmetics - Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidance or the BRC Global Standard for Consumer Products – Personal Care & Household. · Can demonstrate equivalent Quality Control experience from the food manufacturing, household products or pharmaceutical industry if cosmetics experience is not available. · Have a good knowledge of quality control systems and processes and be able to schedule inspection schedules and set acceptable quality level limits. · Be competent and literate in using inspection equipment and reporting software tools. · Ensure full product traceability and document control measures are in place. · Work closely with our Supplier and Customer quality teams to build relationships and identify opportunities and processes as part of the continuous improvement strategy. · Be able to make decisions quickly and communicate the findings and recommendations to the business with confidence. · Have experience of managing a Quality Control team and can plan staffing requirements and identify training and resource requirements. Pelham will Offer: • Competitive Salary • 25 Day Holiday entitlement • Pension Scheme • Training and personal development opportunities • Company Healthcare Scheme • On-site parking • Fresh, modern working facilities Pelham is an equal opportunities employer and we do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.