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Compliance Manager

Expion Search & Selection
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
23 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Compliance Manager

Package: c£45k + benefits

Location: Devon, commutable from Exeter, Taunton, Okehampton

A fantastic opportunity exists for an astute, results orientated and customer focused technical/compliance professional, capable of joining a business where change is fast paced and exciting, and the potential for the business is enormous.

Accountable for managing and directing customer driven compliance, you will direct the technical compliance and food safety agenda across a key manufacturing site. Working with key stakeholders and retail customers, you will manage the audit programme according to regulatory standards, and ensure the legal compliance of all ingredients, labelling and packaging.

As part of the site management team, you will drive technical and legal rigour through the business, and provide guidance and support on compliance to customers. You will have the personal traits to gain respect quickly, and work under pressure.

The role:
  • You will be the lead site contact for any technical audits including BRC and any Retailer specific audits
  • Lead the resolution of issues and manage Corrective Actions and following up any non-conformances.
  • Management of defined retailer technical specifications to ensure specifications are completed as required
  • Responsible for checking the legality of new and amended label artworks to ensure compliance with all relevant UK and EU legislation, guidance notes and industry codes of practice.
  • You will be involved in training members of staff on compliance and audit issues.
  • Lead and conduct internal audits to ensure BRC requirements are met and also housekeeping and hygiene audits to ensure the site is of an acceptable standard.
  • You will be a key member of the HACCP team and attend regular meetings and update the HACCP plan when needed.

To succeed in this challenging, people focused business, you will have:
  • Degree level qualifications, or equivalent, within food science/technology or related scientific discipline
  • Understanding of technical systems, principles and requirements.
  • The ability to manage key relationships, both internal and external, whilst keeping a clear focus on the end consumer.
  • An insatiable appetite for the very best - product, people and performance.


We offer a tailored recruitment service – efficient, effective and personal

Expion search & selection is a specialist recruiter at a middle and senior
manager, as well as director level.

Expion specialises in the recruitment of manufacturing professionals, across a variety of core disciplines and is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history.

Our in-depth knowledge within our core sectors, enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies. Expion is dedicated to delivering market leading service levels enabling us to meet and surpass both our client's and candidate's expectations every time.

Our expertise covers the following core areas of the FMCG sector:

  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Personal Care

Across those core areas, we recruit for both permanent and interim requirements throughout the following disciplines:

  • Functional Directors
  • Operations, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Technical / Quality
  • R&D / NPD
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Commercial / Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources

Expion. Expect More!

Find Us
01484 599 111
Heritage Exchange
W Yorks
United Kingdom
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