UK Quality and Food Safety Specialist

Silven Recruitment Posted 21/10/2019
  • Manchester
  • + Car + Bonus
  • c. £42,000
  • GG/6043

The Opportunity

UK Quality and Food Safety Specialist


£42,000 + Car + Bonus

Greater Manchester


Job Reference: GG/6043


This is a key role with a global blue-chip food manufacturer. The role is critical to the development, implementation and improvement of regional Quality and Food Safety standards.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Collaborate with stakeholders in developing company standards
  • Devise best practice implementation strategies
  • Control the process of gap assessment against company standards within Region
  • Support the roll out of Food Safety plans to the sites
  • Track and drive the delivery of aligned and improved standards and ways of working to meet a 0-defect target
  • Review KPI data, identifies areas of concern and ensure appropriate action is identified to address issues
  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Maintain and improve Region-specific standards
  • Benchmark internally and externally to identify practices for standardisation
  • Horizon scanning to look for next generation initiatives
  • Shares knowledge and best practice within the business


Skills and Experience


  • Experience of working in a management role in an FMCG environment 3 years minimum
  • Demonstrable knowledgeable and skills in managing Quality Management and Food Safety Systems
  • Degree in Science or Food related subject
  • Level 4 HACCP qualification
  • Level 4 Food Safety Management qualification
  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • Self-starter who can work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication, influencing + interpersonal skills
  • Positive and collaborative attitude
  • Professional approach representing the department
  • Thorough, determined and tenacious


Next steps


Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to with GG/6043 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.