Compliance Manager

Jarvis Johnson
£32-36k per annum
Closing date
9 Nov 2019

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Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, a Prepared Foods Manufacturer based in Nottinghamshire, is looking to appoint a Compliance Manager to manage the site’s customer facing technical systems and documentation.  You will be providing information to internal departments and customers as well as contributing to the efficient running of the production facility, providing a troubleshooting service as required.

As a key member of the Technical Team, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Maintaining all customer specification portals ensuring all information is up to date and accurate.
  • Acting as main point of contact for all customer queries regarding specifications.
  • Checking and approving product artwork, packaging and labelling in accordance with customer requirements and current legislation.
  • Managing the following areas: packaging & labelling, specifications and raw material control
  • Providing customers with technical information as required.
  • Assisting the Quality Manager with the management of quality systems, Quality Manual, internal auditing and the promotion of Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Working with the Technical Manager to develop and manage HACCP, and standards & controls for new and existing products and deputising as required.
  • Regular contact with raw material suppliers and customers. 
  • Communication with artwork agencies, enforcement authorities and 3rd party auditors.
  • Liaising with NPD to ensure submission, specification, and artwork requirements for NPD projects are completed within the agreed deadlines.

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Auditing experience working within the BRC
  • Recent experience supplying major retailers including knowledge of customer codes of practice.
  • Educated to graduate level in food science, food technology or similar relevant discipline.
  • Sound understanding of customer online specification systems
  • Experience in a technical department of a frozen or chilled food manufacturer.
  • Experience of dealing with internal and external customer at all levels

The Company:

  • Food is the Company’s passion and they take great pride in sharing that with the world
  • They are always on the lookout for pure and natural ingredients, where they strongly believe in ‘less is more’
  • They like to create a fun and positive environment which spills over into the products they make, the way they work and the way they interact with each other.
  • Leaving the planet a better place for generations to come is core to their beliefs and they  play their part towards sustainable living.

The role offers a salary of £32 – 36k depending in experience with 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a pension of up to 5%. The working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm & Friday 8.30am – 4pm

 If you feel you would thrive in a culture working cross-functionally to effect change and you can analyse what needs to be done and then help to deliver this, then this could be the next move for you.  If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4403 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.

Summary (150 characters or less)

Prepared Foods Manufacturer seeks Compliance Manager with experience of customer-facing technical systems including major retailer online specifications.

Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Contact Us
  • 70-72 Nottingham Road
  • Mansfield
  • NG18 1BN
  • United Kingdom
  • 01302 366967
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