A global brand with an enviable position in the market place have created a new role within their Compliance Team for a Senior Quality & Food Safety Technologist to support company growth.
Reporting to the Compliance Manager you will be responsible for food safety and supplier assurance and working with 3rd party manufacturers.
This is a broad role where you will be the subject matter expert for food safety encompassing quality assurance, food safety policy, raw material and product technical standards. You will support internal teams with verification programmes, reviewing testing data and monitoring compliance.
You will support the investigation of customer complaints to investigate any manufacturing processes failures and how they can be addressed.
The role will also involve internal audits on food safety processes, working with NPD to facilitate the innovation agenda and managing suppliers to ensure quality standards are met. Supplier management responsibilities will include maintaining Supplier QA systems and processes, improving quality standards through auditing and supplier reviews.
You will be a Food Safety & Quality Professional educated to a degree level in Food Technology/Food Science or related field plus HACCP Level 2. Ideally your experience will be within food & drink manufacturing.
Previous experience as an internal auditor is essential along with experience of supplier auditing. You must have a solid understanding of quality management systems, food safety and risk assessment principles along with the ability to investigate issues to a successful conclusion.
You must have excellent organisation and project management abilities with first class communication skills as you’ll be working with internal and external teams to drive projects forward.
If you are an outstanding Food Safety & Quality Technologist, looking to take the next step with this leading company then we would love to hear from you.
Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.