Food Safety Manager - Bedfordshire, Bedford.

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Bedfordshire, Bedford.
  • Job Type: Scientists / Food Science
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£DOE and Company Benefits.
  • Date Posted: 14/05/2023
  • Expiry Date: 17/06/2023

Job Role – Food Safety Manager

Salary – c£DOE and Company Benefits.

Location – Bedfordshire, Bedford.




As a Technical professional within food manufacturing, you will be joining a leader within the UK market. Currently supplying into major retailers and consistently growing their portfolio of customers. Grow your career as they grow their business!


Role Responsibilities


Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, the Food Safety & Quality Manager duties will include:


  • Driving daily GMP KPI’s ensuring they’re in line with all targets whilst developing the overall GMP standards.
  • Manage the Technical and Hygiene teams to maintain that the site is always audit ready and compliant with GMP. Ensuring corrective action is met and communicated through the factory teams if needed.
  • Managing site audit schedules to ensure compliance alongside the Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Liaising with customers, dealing with complaints, driving standards and co-ordinating customer visits / audits.
  • Proactively communicating information to the business at all levels on technical performance.
  • Champion factory processes and food hygiene controls. Having an excellent understanding of microbiology – working closely with Hygiene, Operations and Technical team to define and implements action plans.


Candidate Profile


  • Food Science or similarly relevant BSc / HND / HNC educational background is required before applying for this position.
  • Proven track record in quality/technical at a similar level within UK food manufacturing.
  • HACCP Level 3 as a minimum.
  • Food Safety Level 4 as a minimum.
  • A working knowledge of BRC, latest industry and retailer auditing expectations and compliance standards.
  • An overall strong communicator who is passionate about food safety and drives their teams to get the best out of them.


Next Steps…


Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to with HM13293 or call 0161 832 7463 and ask for Hannah.