• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Kildare

Quality Team Lead

Salary – €40,000
Location – Naas, Co.Kildare
Working hours – 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Benefits – Comprehensive benefits package

Our client based in Co.Kildare is seeking an experienced and motivated Quality Team Lead to join their dynamic team in the FMCG/food retail sector. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in food science, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for maintaining the highest quality and safety standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the quality team, fostering growth and development.
  • Ensure compliance with BRC standards and high-care facility processes.
  • Conduct internal audits and manage HACCP certification processes.
  • Interpret and analyze key process data to maintain quality standards.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, stakeholders, suppliers, and senior management.
  • Implement and maintain food safety and quality management systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with food legislation and customer standards.
  • Foster a collaborative cross-functional work environment and meet deadlines.
  • Identify and plan for continuous improvement opportunities.


  • Diploma or higher in Food Science or related field.
  • Minimum four years of experience in a similar role within the FMCG or food retail environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of BRC standards.
  • Lead auditor certification is preferred.
  • HACCP certification is essential.
  • Strong written, numerical, and verbal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Self-starter with strategic vision and implementation skills.
  • Ability to manage people and lead a team effectively.

Preferred Experience

  • People management experience.
  • Familiarity with cooking processes and high-care facilities.
  • Direct experience with food legislation and BRC Global Food Standard.

If this Quality Team Lead role is of interest to you, send your CV to Claire today or connect with her on LinkedIn!

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To apply for this job email your details to claire@stormrecruitment.ie