Food Safety Technologist

Booths Ltd
Preston, Lancashire (GB)
22 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Overview Booths is more than just a well loved store. It's a family. Maybe it's because we've been a family-run business since 1847, but joining our team really does feel like joining a caring, supportive family. You feel special.

As part of the manufacturing management team, you will be responsible for managing the systems which ensure that Booths manufacturing and distribution sites comply with food safety in line with current legislation and requirements. To continuously improve the way we operate through implementation of the BRC global standard and any other relevant certification so that we continue to provide our customers with high quality products. Assist with H&S systems working with the sites H&S team.

Booths Offers you some Amazing Benefits:

• Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after qualifying service 

• Access to an Occupational Health provider

• Opportunity to join the Healthshield Insurance Scheme

• Company Pension

• Colleague Bonus Scheme

• Long Service Awards


1. Carry out regular GMP / GHP audits ensuring that all recommendations are completed in a timely manner

2. Responsibility for sites QMS systems

3. Manage sites microbiological testing and follow up with any remedial action

4. Develop and maintain HACCP processes and standards on site, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating implementation

5. Ensure all food safety training is delivered as per development needs

6. Assist with H&S audits and collating basic data 

7. To promote positive Food Safety & H&S culture through ways of working 

8. Manage raw material and finished product specifications both internal & external ensuring they are kept up to date 

9. Support the business on the launch of Booths Brand manufactured products 

10. Manage and respond to non-conformances including customer complaints that arise from Booths manufactured products 

11. Assist in the management of crisis situations arising from a food or H&S issues

12. Support the manufacturing management team when required

13. Implement and maintain BRC standards across manufacturing and warehouse.

14. To demonstrate and role model the Booths Purpose.


You need to show us that you have the following:

Criteria = Essential/Desirable


Degree or equivalent qualification D


Product Management E

Food safety management E

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office E

Manufacturing processes E

Health and Safety Disciplines (Not Essential) D

Skills:  Communication E

Influencing E

Ability to work to deadlines E

Excellent IT Skills E

Personal organisation E

Generating ideas E

Behaviours Develop strategies E

Demonstrate a positive attitude E

Explore possibilities E

Influence people E

Challenge Ideas and Views E

Uphold standards E


Minimum 3 years in a technical role E


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