Product Quality Manager & Quality Systems Manager – Fishfarmer Magazine

Product Quality Manager & Quality Systems Manager03 December, 2009 – An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Product Quality Manager and a Quality Systems Manager within Marine Harvest’s Quality Department, based in Fort William. The primary focus of the Product Quality Manager role will be to manage fish quality through the value chain from pre-harvest to customer processing/delivery and provide a closer link between departments for all harvesting and product quality areas.<br><br>Principle responsibilities of this role will include; operational management of product quality during harvesting, transportation and processing stages; customer interface providing pro-active resolution to any issues that are highlighted. The successful candidate will be results focused and be expected to actively manage cross-departmental communication and interaction related to product quality. They will also take an active role in setting up and managing targeted fish quality R&D projects as directed by the Technical Services Manager.<br><br>Applicants will preferably, but not necessarily, be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.  Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills as well as the ability to manage and motivate a team are some of the attributes required for this post. Applicants must also possess a high degree of computer literacy.<br><br>The primary focus of the Quality Systems Manager role will be to manage all company quality standards & key customer specifications including sampling programmes with responsibilities for food safety elements such as HACCP. The principle responsibility of this role will be providing audit support to key business operational departments.<br><br>Applicants will preferably be qualified to HNC level or equivalent and have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.  Effective communication, analytical and problem solving skills are a requirement for this post and as well as enthusiasm and a desire to succeed.<br><br>In return, Marine Harvest offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work in an area that offers a high quality of life.<br><br>If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply in writing to:  Vicky Ferguson, Human Resources Manager, Business Resource Centre, Blar Mhor Industrial Estate, Fort William, PH33 7PT