Food Safety & Quality Manager

PMP Recruitment
London (East)
£55000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits Package
08 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Cordant Recruitment are recruiting for an experienced Food Safety & Quality Manager for a leading Food Processing & Distribution business Person Specification & Profile - Skills, Qualifications, Experience A QA / Food Saefty leader with proven technical knowledge, combined with the ability to define technical strategy. Requirements: Food processing & Food science experience - essential Higher level qualification in a food manufacturing specialism Working knowledge of latest BRC & ability to implement and develop FSQMS - essential Experience of High Risk production - essential Experience of chilled products - essential Clear appreciation of commercial QA and able to demonstrate through scenario / action plans - essential Experience of conducting and pursuing 3rd party audits - essential Experience of 1st tier retailer supply - essential Pre-qualified to lead level in HACCP Job purpose: To drive and support product safety and quality assurance Overseeing; quality, safety, science/technology, and due diligence. Lead the technical team Oversee the food safety and quality management system (FSQMS) that facilitates compliance with BRC Prime architect of the technical KPI set and an auditing service. The custodian of best practice. Key duties and responsibilities Setting technical standards & promoting the QA culture Manage the technical team & resources to provide maximum benefit Provide & develop relevant specialist technical knowledge. Act as the custodian of the food safety & QA management system (FSQMS). Oversee technically related training requirements. Propose technical strategies Manage & Update Technical KPI's. Participate in 3rd party audits. Maintain a current finished product specification system. Maintain raw material & packaging specification system, approved by the company & agreed by suppliers. Maintain an active supplier approval and risk assessment system. Ensure effective quality & food safety cover to the company based on HACCP / HARA Ensure relevant standards to meet customer & legal requirements. Oversee the quality auditing of raw materials, suppliers, processes / products Monitor; manufacturing processes, including food safety / quality. Implement effective, quality food safety systems Set internal auditing procedures. Submit a monthly technical report. Identify & eliminate possible food safety issues on the site using HACCP and auditing tools. Drive CI. Oversee microbiological and analytical testing service. Install a technical profit improvement plan. Provide technology & science support. PMP Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as