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Interim Technical Supply Chain Manager

22/04/21 Dublin Neg


A highly successful Global Food Brand based in Dublin West is seeking an Interim Technical Supply Chain Manager to join the business on a 10-month maternity cover contract. This is an excellent opportunity to work with this market-leading Irish business and to gain exposure within a highly-regulated environment.

Reporting to the Group Technical Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and engaging the high-performing Auditing team and ensuring achievement of Technical/Quality auditing performance metrics.

Role & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the strategic direction, projects and results of the Technical Supply Chain function
  • Develop and implement quality auditing procedures, including auditing techniques for data integrity assessments, policies, technical papers, risk assessments, business continuity plans (TACCP/VACCP) and quality agreements
  • Oversee the establishment of the enhanced auditing training program, auditing standards and auditing development plans
  • Provide Quality Assurance review and/or approval for supplier-related activities impacting the Business, including changes/deviations and Technical agreements
  • Conduct internal and external auditing of suppliers/vendors and third parties
  • Ensure continuity across auditing systems/processes to integrate the various sites
  • Deliver timely and accurate communication/ escalation of critical audit observations
  • Collect, collate and report on relevant Technical/Quality auditing performance metrics
  • Ensure continuous development, coaching and cross-training of staff 
  • Develop and maintain a positive, proactive relationship with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Represent the Technical Supply Chain team in multi-departmental meetings and project teams
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry standards and regulatory requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience required:

  • Food Science/ Agricultural Science degree or similar
  • 8+ years’ Food Manufacturing experience with 2+ years in a leadership position
  • Lead auditor training essential (ISO 9001, ISO 22000, BRC, IFS etc)
  • Direct experience overseeing Supplier Quality Systems preferred
  • Influential and strategic with strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to effectively plan, schedule, execute and track complex, cross-functional projects
  • Ability to speak, present data, and defend approaches in front of audiences and inspectors
  • Excellent knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Experienced in building and developing high-performing teams
  • Flexibility to travel overseas occasionally

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Please apply by sending your CV to Brona Clarke at or call for more information.

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