Interim Quality ManagerInterim Technical Manager
Interim Quality Manager
I am experienced interim quality manager, technical manager, QA manager, quality assurance manager, quality systems manager, technical services manager and technical compliance manager.
I have worked as an interim quality manager and technical manager for a diverse range of food manufacturers, large and small, and have experience of many different sectors and food groups including: ready meals, sandwiches, salads, fresh cream cakes, meat, seafood, dairy, bakery, sauces, ingredients, ready-to-eat, ambient, chilled and frozen.
Interim Quality Manager or Technical Manager
- A trained and experienced resource available at short notice to provide essential management cover for maternity leave, long-term absence, sudden departures, etc.
- An experienced interim manager to stand in for a key role or provide supplementary support to your existing team.
- Managing, supporting, advising and developing the Quality Assurance team.
- Monitoring ongoing compliance within the production environment with particular regard to food safety, quality assurance, product specifications and legislative requirements (e.g. weight control).
- Conducting internal audits and reviews: Quality Management System, procedures and work instructions, HACCP food safety system, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), housekeeping, hygiene, personal hygiene, allergen control, foreign body control, pest control, segregation control, fabrication, preventative maintenance, follow-up audits after retailer or third-party audits, etc.
- An experienced, knowledgeable, authoritative and calming presence in the production environment.
- Experience of high care, high risk and low risk production areas.
When to use an Interim Quality Manager or Technical Manager
- Interim quality managers and technical managers are usually hired to stand in for a few months while a suitable permanent candidate can be recruited.
- Interim managers are also hired during busy times of the year, periods of rapid growth or expansion, changes to shift patterns, etc.
- The primary benefit of hiring an interim manager is their wide-ranging experience and ability to “hit the ground running”, without any long-term commitments.