QA Audit Specialist

  • Department / Function :
  • Manufacturing
  • Location :
  • Clonmel
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Ireland is home to Bulmers, the best loved Irish cider in the world. We grow the apples there and make the cider in the heart of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary where our own orchards are the pride of the town. Our Bulmers cider is a fabric brand in Ireland, the number one by far and our teams in Ireland are proud to manufacture, market, distribute and sell to thousands of customers, with teams right across Ireland and offices in major cities like Dublin, Clonmel and Cork. If you want to be part of cider history, and much more, then be sure to check our latest vacancies.

    About the role

    • Coordinate site Internal Quality and Food Safety Audit Schedules
    • Supporting customer queries including management of customer portals
    • Assist with investigation of complaints & analysis and compilation of reports
    • Carry out Food Safety / HACCP audits as per Internal Audit Schedule
    • Support with Contract Packaging and Own Brand companies, ensuring requirements are clearly understood at site
    • Assist with maintenance and development of BRC, FEMAS and other relevant site standards
    • Manage of Food safety and Prerequisite plans as required
    • Manage the GoAudits app for the site
    • Drive continuous improvement and best practices in particular for Food Safety and Quality Culture
    • Support the Group’s Incident Management Team Process
    • Undertake and manage Quality and Technical projects as required
    • Develop, Train and Coach other Team members
    • Assist with development and sustainability of Group QMS
    • Flexibility within the Site Quality and Group Technical Function


    About you 

    • Recognised Science Qualification with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in food/ drinks/ pharmaceutical environment
    • Data collation and Report writing
    • Demonstrated ability to direct and influence people
    • Excellent communication skills both oral and written and the ability to work in cross functional teams and departments
    • Strong planning and organizational ability
    • Working knowledge of HACCP and Quality systems (QPulse, GoAudits, SharePoint)
    • Computer literate with knowledge of excel, word or other QMS package
    • Understanding of Customer Service
    • Continuous improvement focus


    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 
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