Quality & Food Safety Auditor - Nights

Come and be a part of the market leading, award winning, manufacturer of frozen food.

They are a Living Wage Employer and offer fantastic rates of pay, with a competitive, employee benefits package.

In addition to the above, you will receive a comprehensive training program, 30 days annual leave rising to 33 days holiday entitlement, pension scheme, childcare vouchers, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free car parking, subsidised lunch, free tea/coffee and much more!

Position Outlined

The technical department can be described as the 'Conscience of the Business' with a core remit of keeping the business informed to ensure strong strategic and tactical decision, provide customer and supplier confidence in relation to food safety and quality standards and to safeguard the business by maintaining a strong due diligence defense.

This is achieved by providing assurance that legal, customer, supplier and business standards of food quality and safety are maintained, ensuring procedural compliance, understanding and effectiveness and driving remedial actions to resolve the root cause of any issues and prevent recurrence.

Additionally, the department has a responsibility to drive continuous improvement as an outcome of the core remit by setting standards and keeping abreast of developments that may impact the food industry.

Main Purpose of The Job:

  • To confirm that our products are manufactured and despatched in compliance with food safety and quality standards.

  • Audits on systems and products are performed to monitor and verify the effectiveness of the quality management system, a crucial food safety activity.

  • Non-compliance issues are assessed for impact on food safety & quality.

  • Non-conformances identified are appropriately prioritised with agreed timescales for resolution.

  • The Quality and Food Safety auditor will review corrective actions and communicate any further required actions to mitigate the risk of reoccurrence in a time sensitive manner.

This position is Monday to Friday 21.30pm - 05.30pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Audit processes and procedures in relation to the quality assurance system (BRC).

  • Complete traceability audits in the event of a non-conforming product, ingredient or customer complaint or as otherwise required.

  • Verify and validate HACCP flows, risk assessments and CCP.

  • Identify and report to stakeholder's non-conformances relating to Food Safety and quality records.

  • Corrective action is documented and reviewed within one month of implementation.

  • Challenging current policies and procedures when product is out of specification, from supplier or factory.

  • To verify that finished products are assessed on QA taste panel and meet agreed specification.

  • Identify raw materials not meeting specification and raise concession seeking approval from production for the management of the material.

  • Identify and raise supplier non-conformances and rejections as appropriate on SAP.

  • Risk assess checks required on inbound material decide on which action is required.

  • To investigate customer complaints, identifying root cause and communicating corrective action required to key stake holders.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £28,059 per year + Bonus + Benefits
  • Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Management
  • Recruiter: Postify
  • Contact: Postify Ltd
  • Tel: 02080041000
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 217-1317
  • Posted: 2018-01-28 16:40:21 -

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