Technical Auditor - Food Manufacturing

Elevate Recruitment
North Yorkshire
£18k - 22k per year + Benefits
04 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Technical Auditor (Food Manufacturing) Our client, a very successful food manufacturer based near Leeds, offer an opportunity for a Technical Auditor to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervision of the technical process and resources for the Lab and Taste Panel room, Ensure that all systems and equipment are used efficiently, safely and in accordance with the management protocols. The Role: Ensure all production areas meet the technical standards required of the business and comply with relevant food safety legislation, whilst supporting the Production teams to maximise efficiencies and minimise downtime or low productivity rates Represent the department in a suitable manner by abiding buy all site policies and procedures without fail. Lead by example. Ensure all necessary scheduled tasks are completed on time and effectively Ensure that all food safety incidents are investigated fully and where possible root cause and effective corrective and preventative actions are put in place to help the company achieve a 50% reduction issues Ensure that for any out of specification results the escalation procedure is followed and that all necessary actions and retest are completed and documented Manage the day to day activity of the taste panels and ensure all results are recorded and trended and that actions are closed out Ensure all internal audits, calibrations and verifications are carried out effectively, accurately and to agreed timescales on the required schedules Represent the Technical Department in key site meeting if and when required Complete any task deem necessary to ensure the successful completion of all tasks Ensure that all databases are completed to allow tracking and trending of all KPI’s for the technical team Carry out Health Check audits against the Health Check schedule ensuring that all areas are thoroughly audited and any non-conformances which are identified are formally raised so that a corrective action plan can be implemented. Carry out Quality and consistency line audits on all lines running. Any lines not audited must be reported to the following shift. Manage the company hold system in order to ensure that it is being used effectively and that corrective actions, disposals, repairs and reworks are being carried out according to agreed timescales and audited Participate in site HACCP programme Support Analytical Services team and conduct lab testing when required Write procedures where required. Essential Skills & Experience: Core Competency testing Internal / external auditing experience Health and Safety induction. Attention to detail. Understanding of specification. Understanding of key quality parameters Challenging personality Approachability High personal standards HACCP Level 2 Food Safety Level 2 Desirable criteria: HACCP Level 3 Food Safety Level 3 Internal / external auditing qualification. Internal Auditor Training Train The Trainer Qualification In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidates will be rewarded with a salary of up to £21,050 (Dependant on Experience) Hours of work: 3 week rotating shift pattern, Days and Nights This is an exciting opportunity to join a very successful well established Food Manufacturer that has multiple sites across the UK. Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Technical Audit Officer, Audit and Support Officer, Technical Auditor, Technical Manager, Quality Manager, Technical Supervisor, Quality Supervisor, QA, QC, Quality Auditor, NPD, Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Supervisor Keywords: Food Safety, NPD, Taste Panel, Technical, Quality, Food Manufacturer Commutable from: Sherburn in Elmet, South Milford, Barkston Ash, Church Fenton, Biggin, Micklefield, Hambleton, Towton, Aberford, Ledsham, Leeds, York, Pontefract, Selby, Castleford, Knottingley This job was originally posted as