Food Safety Management Systems Specialist (12 Month Contract)

Chipping Campden
28000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Red Eagle Recruitment (AGY) is currently looking to recruit a Food Safety Management Systems Specialist for our client in Gloucestershire, on an initial 12 month contract.

Working for a leading Food & Beverage advisory business, your main job purpose will be to provide high quality Food Safety Management System support to primarily the food manufacturing sector. This involves the provision of guidance, with particular emphasis on training (from basic to advanced level); the auditing of HACCP systems and pre-audits against industrial standards such as the BRC Global Standard together with the provision of guidance on the application of food safety and quality management systems in food manufacturing environments.

Duties and responsibilities

* Planning and execution of technical delivery as guided by your line manager or others within the team, ability to plan and manage your own time to meet deadlines. This will be on a blend of contract, training and research projects. All work is undertaken in line with the requirements of our business management system

* Responding to direct technical enquiries with support as appropriate using information retrieved from relevant sources. This will include provision of consultancy and the performing of site audits/pre-audits. The frequency and complexity of which will build with time and experience.

* Present training materials as the lead tutor or support tutor, as relevant, on both scheduled and client specific courses.

* Design and develop training course materials.

* Interpretation of results and preparation of client reports to agreed standards

* Through implementation of business development strategies, stimulate areas of contract, training, and research in line with the focus area of the job.

* Preparing project proposals/tenders for clients to a level agreed with the line manager.

Qualifications and competencies:

* A graduate in a relevant scientific subject or equivalent (e.g. experience).

* A technical knowledge of the food industry (science and technology) across multiple food sectors.

* Several years (3 to 5) experience in a technical or quality management role within food manufacturing or in food legislation enforcement.

* Practical experience of at least one industrial food safety management standard would be an advantage.

* Formal qualification in HACCP, Level 4 would be expected to fulfil the job requirements.

* Practical experience and trained in auditing.

* Training experience at least Train the Trainer level would be expected to fulfil the job requirements.

* Skilled at developing new ideas and bringing them to fruition in a friendly but challenging environment.

* Full UK/EU driving licence and be eligible to work and travel freely within the EU.

Whilst services are offered in the UK, many of the activities are focussed overseas in Continental Europe and beyond - largely only limited to Countries where English is the main language spoken.

The ideal candidate will have significant and recognised credibility in Food Safety Management.

If you are interested, please apply with an up to date CV

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