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      Food Safety Supplier Auditor

      up to £44,000 + fantastic benefits Location: North West London Product: Food Retail Ref: 8236

      The company has led the convenience food retail market for years, with a long-standing presence in both the UK and throughout Europe. The business is dedicated to innovation and is strategically placed in multiple UK locations to effectively service and delight their customers.

      About the Food Safety Supplier Auditor job

      Supporting the Quality & Responsible Sourcing Controller to ensure quality and food safety standards, ensure stage gates are met for product launches, and supplier compliance.

      You will determine regulatory compliance in support of product and food safety and risk mitigation and ensure the company retains compliance with both current and upcoming legislation affecting its effective operation

      You will represent the company at appropriate legislative/retail association meetings and ensure key information and applications are communicated internally to relevant stakeholders.

      Key tasks:

      • Monitor product complaints and quality issues and develop Quality Improvement plans with suppliers to reduce complaints.
      • Collate finished product quality assessment data, reporting and tracking improvements where required and ensure improvement plans are implemented.
      • Support the Q&RS Controller to conduct new supplier approval audits and supplier visits.
      • Manage the risk-based supplier visit schedule.
      • Support the Q&RS Controller with Crisis Management.
      • Develop and help deliver the Surveillance Testing Plan.
      • Deliver an Emerging Risks Analysis and ‘early warning’ system and ensure relevant outputs are incorporated into the Surveillance Testing plan.
      • Manage and update the Food section of the Food & Responsible Retailing Hub platform.
      • Support the implementation of the due diligence system for National Brand products and manage the reporting function where required in support of brand protection.

      Skills & experience required for the Food Safety Supplier Auditor job

      • Relevant degree or equivalent and/or food technical qualifications (Food Science, Food Technology)
      • Strong experience working within food quality assurance, food safety or technical related role.
      • Auditor qualification (e.g. Lead Auditor) and demonstrable auditing history.
      • HACCP qualification (Level 3 min)
      • TACCP qualification with experience developing and managing an emerging (food fraud) risk system.
      • Communication and liaison with retail associations, government bodies and other external bodies.

      More details

      The Food Safety Supplier Auditor job is based in North West London and is paying up to £44,000 (£40,000 base salary plus 10% bonus).

      The company also offer every employee a fantastic, comprehensive benefits package including (but not limited to):

      • Life Assurance
      • Cycle to Work Scheme
      • Enhanced Company Pension (3% Employee, 6% Employer)
      • Health Cash Plan
      • Employee Assistance Programme
      • Tax-Free Childcare Scheme
      • Long Service Awards
      • Enhanced Maternity Pay
      • Discount Scheme - eating out, cinema trips and days out, as well as on the high street and online
      • Gym Membership
      • Season Ticket Loans
      • Free Parking
      • Comprehensive L&D programme
      • Free refreshments and fruit
      • Staff-run Clubs

      The working hours are Monday to Friday 35, hours per week.

    • Rob Salter

      Rob Salter, Recruitment Consultant, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email rob@b3jobs.co.uk.

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