Compliance Technologist – Food Manufacture - Gloucestershire (GL3 Area)

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Gloucestershire (GL3 Area)
  • Job Type: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: 23k starting, increasing to 25k on successful completion of probation
  • Date Posted: 15/08/2022
  • Expiry Date: 16/09/2022

Compliance Technologist – Food Manufacture


Location: Gloucestershire

Contract Type: Permanent to start asap

Hours – 40hrs per week incl. 30 min break. Flexible start and finish times. 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Salary – 23k starting, increasing to 25k on successful completion of probation


The Company


The client is a rapidly growing health food manufacturing business trading in the UK and overseas. The successful applicant will be joining a small, committed, and hard-working team in a fun, relaxed and innovative working atmosphere.


The Role


Reporting to Technical Manager

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the food industry and willing to go the extra mile to improve site standards. Key responsibilities include,


  • Collation of production paperwork (including outsourcing) and sign off to ensure checks on the recording/ accuracy of paperwork have been carried out. Includes cross check of warehouse sheet against raw material deliveries and G-codes on SAP. Uploading of signed off paperwork onto SAP
  • Movement of purges/ retained samples and wastage from powder productions into warehouse 99 using stock transfer
  • Barcode scanning if required
  • Verification of water activity meter readings against paperwork and daily data entry
  • Ensure water activity meters are kept in good working order
  • Unlock finished products on SAP once paperwork signed off. Investigation of unlocked finished goods
  • Complete the receipt to warehouse spreadsheet daily
  • Support SAP investigation issues
  • Maintaining retained samples for all batches
  • Generation of certificates of analysis where required by customers
  • Carrying out internal audits as scheduled by the Technical Manager
  • Carry out mock traceability and mass balance tests for materials with assured status claim
  • Arranging weekly quality attribute tests on existing products
  • Support Assistant TM with investigation and documentation of non-conformities
  • Support TM with complaints investigations and documentation
  • Generate complaint summary for production (monthly)
  • Service supplier/ contractor approval including ensuring supplier/ contractor certificates and reports on file are up to date and genuine
  • Support Assistant TM in taking and sending off samples for testing
  • Completion of supplier questionnaires
  • Suggest and assist with quality improvement projects
  • Support Technical Manager in implementation of third-party accreditation and customer own label standards
  • Support Technical department during staff absence
  • Employee Forum
  • Ad hoc tasks as required


The Requirements



  • Good attention to detail
  • Proficient in the use of IT programmes such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Highly organised
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive can-do attitude


  • Degree in food science or similar
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Experience working to BRC standards
  • An understanding of HACCP principles
  • Knowledge of similar manufacturing environment
  • Auditing experience

I’m looking to speak with Technical Assistants / Technical Controllers in & around the GL3 area. If you’re a recent food grad this role might be for you.

Hours – Monday – Friday 8-4 or 9-5 (You Choose)
Salary – £23K (£25k once probation passed)
Job Ref – JR/11722

if this sounds like a bit of you, Give me a shout 😊

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