Technical Administrator / Food Safety and Quality Technologist

Technical Administrator / Food Safety and Quality Technologist
Up to £28,000 + Excellent Benefits
My Client is a highly innovative manufacturer of products supplied to FMCG environments including Food and Drink.

They are currently seeking a Technical Administrator / Food Safety and Quality Technologist  to join their team.  This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate "foodie" to join a small team in a innovative position that will involve working alongside all areas of the business and interacting with Clients. 

This is a Monday to Friday Day based 

Reporting in to the Quality manager, the Purpose of the role is to to ensure all standards relating to food safety, quality, Integrity, legality and customer requirements are met.

To manage a small team and ensure a sound structure is in place to deliver continuous improvement whilst maintaining third party certification

Technical Administrator / Food Safety and Quality Technologist Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret requirements of BRC quality standard
  • Co-ordinate all customer audits & visits and ensure actions raised are completed in a timely manner and there are no re occurrence of non-conformities.
  • Ensure a comprehensive HACCP system is implemented, monitored and reviewed to ensure product safety is maintained.
  • Ensure that the Company quality manual is a comprehensive guide to the Company's quality systems.
  • Monitor and ensure up to date procedures in respect of traceability, calibration, testing, production controls and other quality systems.
  • Maintain up to date QC records and control all documentation regarding quality systems.
  • Raise and discuss quality & food safety issues at Management meetings and continually seek to develop awareness within the Company of the importance of quality procedures.
  • Identify any non-conformances through regular formal and informal quality and hygiene audits and ensure that corrective action is taken and documented.
  • Maintain updated raw materials/packaging specifications and carry out audits of suppliers as required
  • Maintain and update customer specifications for all products.
  • As required arrange for external analysis.
  • Support the NPD team by assisting the planning and co-ordination of new product launches.
  • Instruct all new employees on basic hygiene, food safety and the importance of quality procedures and identify and provide further staff training as required in line with compliance requirements.
  • Recommend to Head of Technical any changes which would improve efficiency and conformance to the quality & food safety standard.
  • Co-ordinate outside contractors such as Laundry, Pest Control & Chemical suppliers
  • Actively monitor & report potential product vulnerability & threat issues.

Technical Administrator / Food Safety and Quality Technologist

  • A salary of between 26- 28,000 DOE
  • 20 days holiday (increasing to 25 days) + bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Healthcare (after 1 year service)
  • On-site parking
  • Company social events

Key Words
Food Safety, Quality Technologist, Food Technologist, TECHNICAL ASSISTANT, TECHNICAL ADMIN, Food Science

This role is commutable from Bristol, Newport, Weston Super Mare, Portishead, Clevedon, Cheddar, Avonmouth  and surrounding areas

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