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Compliance Technologist

The People Co. / Assure Jobs
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for their next role in Technical. Responsible for ensuring that technical compliance and food safety standards are met at all times, you’ll play a key part in our success.   

Key Accountabilities

  • To approve new raw materials for use in NPD, ensuring all company and customer requirements are met
  • Approving new suppliers and ensuring supplier approval documentation is up to date and conforms to requirements 
  • Ensuring internal and external raw material specifications are accurate, up to date and meet requirements 
  • Performing checks on incoming raw materials to ensure they conform to agreed specification
  • Liaising with production regarding any raw material quality issues
  • Collecting raw material samples for microbiological analysis and interpreting the results
  • Ensuring out of specification raw material is quarantined where appropriate
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding non-conforming raw materials, product specifications and technical issues
  • Completing quality reviews where shelf life extensions may be required for raw materials
  • Performing back-to-farm traceability exercises with suppliers on a periodic basis
  • Taking part in investigating customer complaints where raw materials may be implicated
  • Assisting the Technical Manager with BRCGS and customer audits and assisting with internal audits
  • Compiling raw material information to complete finished product export documentation as required
  • Monitoring and raising hygiene issues, ensuring work instructions and GMP are followed at all times
  • Undertaking project work to support continued development

Person Profile

  • Understanding of the supplier approval process, specifications and have managed supplier databases
  • Level 3 HACCP
  • Good knowledge of BRCGS



Regulatory, food safety and quality assurance teams are the industry’s gatekeepers, making sure nothing leaves without meeting the required standard. They fulfil an important role in safeguarding product integrity and protecting the reputation of a brand, by ensuring that product is safe, authentic and legal. Within our Assure division, we understand the very specific skillsets required for these vitally important roles. From quality assurance technologists, technical managers and food safety managers to heads of regulatory affairs, our People can help.

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