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Regional Manager - Food Safety and Compliance in London

About The... We are currently recruiting for a Regional Technical Manager (Food Safety and Compliance) to cover the South East (London, Home Counties, Essex, West Midlands, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, East Anglia...

Job description

About The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Regional Technical Manager (Food Safety and Compliance) to cover the South East (London, Home Counties, Essex, West Midlands, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, East Anglia and Humberside).


You will be supporting our retail stores and logistics sites to uphold all elements of safety and legality. You will have specific responsibility for food safety and will work to ensure the safety of our customers and colleagues as well as legality of our Brand. Working with internal and external stakeholders to meet these objectives and drive improvements in compliance. The consequences of failure could result in customer illness/death, unlimited fines, adverse publicity and serious damage to the brand.


You will undertake improvement projects within our retail stores & logistics sites and conduct Safe & Legal audits to identify support areas.


About You

Knowledge (Desirable)

  • Degree in Microbiology, Food Science, Food Technology or a closely related discipline

  • Lead Assessor Qualification

  • Recognised HACCP Qualification to at least Intermediate Level

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of catering or retail and the required food safety controls

  • Knowledge and understanding of food safety legislation and its requirements

  • Experience of Environmental Health Officers.

  • An appreciation of the microbiological safety and quality aspects of high risk products

  • An understanding of food safety / quality management systems

  • An understanding of Health & Safety and Trading Standards functions.


Skills:

  • Strong communication, engagement and motivational skills

  • Ability to coach to drive performance improvement

  • The ability to engage with colleagues at all levels to drive improvements

  • Ability to influence business decisions that impact on food safety and legality

  • The ability to champion the customer and retain a customer focus whilst keeping food safety at the forefront

  • Ability to identify risk and prioritise tasks

  • Tenacity to follow up and resolve issues

  • Analytical thinking

  • Problem solving approach

  • Good computer & presenting skills.

Experience:

  • Post-graduate experience in a food safety role

  • Food Safety auditing experience

About The Company
We’re passionate about providing quality, value and freshness from farm to fork.

Putting our customers and colleagues first, our teams champion safety, quality, legality and integrity across every aspect of our business. We keep a close eye on everything to provide products and services our customers, stakeholders and communities can trust.

Caring about our customers and colleagues, we build our brand and put new ideas into action on Market Street. We audit stores and manage any incidents. We consult with government and agencies on new developments. We keep everyone safe and make sure everything is legal and top-notch quality from our logistics and manufacturing sites to our stores, suppliers and own-brand products.

Extra information

Status
Closed
Location
London
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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