Food Safety and Quality Manager - Devon

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Devon
  • Job Type: Quality Assurance/Control
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £42000-£45000
  • Date Posted: 03/08/2021
  • Expiry Date: 03/09/2021

Food Safety and Quality Manager


£42 000-45 000



Job Reference: LL/9523




Multi-site company is looking for a Food Safety and Quality Manager to join their team. This an excellent opportunity with the right person as you will be working with the Group FSQ manager.



  • Promote a Culture of Food Safety in the site.
  • The implementation and continuing improvement of the Quality Management System on site. This includes a responsibility for the EQMS system on site, the management of all records, audits, check sheets, Procedures, Manuals, SOP`s, Customer Complaints/Corrective Actions
  • Implementation and review of the Food Safety Management System on site.
  • Complete and maintain a site Microbiological/Chemical Testing Programme which verifies and validates the sites Quality System, and ensures compliance with Customer, Standard and Legal Requirements
  • Ensuring the site is equipped with the Training, Equipment and Chemicals to ensure required levels of hygiene are met
  • To ensure adequate Training is ongoing in the FSQ Team
  • Organise and manage site Visits and Audits
  • Organise and Document on Site Meetings
  • To complete and manage customer specifications to ensure they are correct and updated when required.
  • To monitor and highlight any actions/alerts/audits that are posted on customers web portals, ensuring all tasks are actioned and closed within deadlines given.
  • Support with product nutrition samples, to ensure they are sent within timescales to submit specifications.
  • Responsible with the Site Operations Manager for the Food Defence Programme


The Candidate


  • Engage appropriately with all internal and external parties in a manner that delivers a positive contribution to the output and perception of the site
  • Implement appropriate controls to ensure that site meets required FSQ standards.
  • Ensure at all times that the QMS is functioning to a standard that meets the requirements of our customers and regulators.
  • Continually review ongoing activity, with the production team, to ensure solutions are shared amongst the team.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge & understanding of HACCP and its use to create a food safety management system.
  • Have a clear understanding of the legislation relating to food production and animal welfare.
  • Understanding of key customer requirements, audit standards & processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of the plant and production


Next Steps


To apply for this role, please contact Louis Ferguson at Silven on either 0161 832 7463 or quoting reference LL/9523